The Russian and Polish presidents have expressed support for the actions of the US administration and personally President George W. Bush in carrying out a counter-terrorist operation, said Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski, who is in Moscow on a working visit. He noted that Vladimir Putin had given a profound analysis of the present situation in the world in connection with the US counter-terrorist operation. "We should act in such a way," the Polish president said, "that our front is strong and united". It is necessary to remember that in Islamic countries too there are ardent peace-lovers. At the same time, Kwasniewski expressed the view that "the struggle will last longer than public opinion expects". On the whole, the Polish president noted, the negotiations were very frank. He expressed appreciation to Putin for his "openness"
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia