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    Russia, Iran say U.S. crossed ”red lines” in Syria
    Apr09

    Russia, Iran say U.S. crossed ”red lines” in Syria

    A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed ”red lines” and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally, according to Reuters. ”What America waged in an aggression on Syria is a...

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict
    Apr09

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict

    More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 – in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence, the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) said on April 7. See also: Civilian casualties...

    Containers for chemical weapons found at Shayrat Air Base in Syria – OSINT experts
    Apr08

    Containers for chemical weapons found at Shayrat Air Base in Syria – OSINT experts

    On April 7, 2017, two U.S. warships fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shayrat Air Base located in the province of Homs in western Syria. This strike was delivered in response to the recent attack on civilians with the use of sarin, lethal chemical weapon. On April 4, 2017, the Air Force of Bashar al-Assad and his ally, the Russian Federation,...

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow, citing developments in Syria
    Apr08

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow, citing developments in Syria

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he has canceled a visit to Moscow scheduled to take place on April 10, citing developments in Syria, where an alleged chemical-weapons attack prompted the United States to launch missile strikes, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). ”Developments in Syria have changed the situation...

    U.S. missile attack on Syria adequate and timely response – Ukraine’s Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
    Apr07

    U.S. missile attack on Syria adequate and timely response – Ukraine’s Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov considers a strike of the U.S. cruise missiles on a military site in Syria an adequate and timely response to the application by Russia`s ally Bashar Assad of chemical weapons against civilians, according to the NSDC`s press service. During the meeting...

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”
    Apr07

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”

    Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday cited Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the U.S. missile strike on Syria`s facilities was an ”act of aggression” and impairs both Russian-U.S. relations and the key goal of fighting international terrorism, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”President Putin considers the U.S....

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone
    Apr06

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said, according to Reuters. ”The leaders pledged close cooperation and coordination on these and other issues,” the White...

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk
    Apr06

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported small-arms shots near its mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk. ”Around 14:00 of April 5, the SMM observed, in violation of the respective withdrawal line, heavy weapons moving in the vicinity of an aerodrome in Luhansk – 1.2km north of the...

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help
    Apr05

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help

    Iran condemned on Wednesday the chemical attack that left scores dead in Syria, offering help to the victims of the incident, according to Reuters. ”Iran condemns any use of chemical weapons, regardless of who has used it and who are the victims,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi was quoted by Tasnim news agency as saying, as...

    North Korea fires missile into sea
    Apr05

    North Korea fires missile into sea

    North Korea has test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile from its eastern port of Sinpo into the Sea of Japan, the BBC reported. South Korea`s defense ministry said the missile flew about 60km (40 miles), according to the BBC. It is the latest in a series of tests which the North says is peaceful but is widely believed to be part of a program...

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