The FRN Daily News Brief 2018-12-21

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States, Ukraine, Colombia, Latin-America, Venezuela, Defense, China, Indonesia.
Tags in this brief: ISIS, Kremlin, Russia, Syria, US, Azov, Ukraine, Colombia, Venezuela, Nuclear, China, Indonesia.

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Russia Laughs Off US Claims It Defeated ISIS, Does Not Trust US Withdrawal From Syria

Published 2018-12-21 16:59:58 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – The presence of United States forces in Syria does not contribute to a political and diplomatic solution to the crisis in the Arab country, spokesman for the Russian presidency Dmitry Peskov said. “The presence of the US forces on the Syrian soil does not help reach the political and diplomatic settlement. Of course, the involvement of Washington in the relevant talks under the UN bumbershoot, the harmonious work of the US officials with [UN Envoy for Syria Staffan] de Mistura in the interests of this settlement would contribute to reaching this final goal,” Peskov told Russia’s Channel… Continue ->

Tags: ISIS, Kremlin, Russia, Syria, US


Poroshenko Announces Troop Deployments to Azov Sea to Face Off Against Russia

Published 2018-12-21 14:53:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – Kiev is moving parachute units to the sea coast of Azov and the Black Sea, stated Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko during his visit to the part of the Donetsk region controlled by Ukrainian authorities. According to the Ukrainian president, among others who will be dispatched by air include detachments of the 95th brigade, which will also strengthen the defense of the coast, a Ukrainian TV channel said. Poroshenko added that after the imposition of martial law, the short-term training of the brigades that defended the most dangerous flank was carried out. The Ukrainian leader pointed out that… Continue ->

Tags: Azov, Russia, Ukraine


Venezuela Responds to Hostilities Made by US Puppet Colombia

Published 2018-12-21 13:45:40 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – The Venezuelan government has decided to expel the Colombian consul in response to Bogotá’s actions, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Thursday. “”After the illegal abduction and expulsion by the Colombian authorities of Venezuelan citizen Carlos Pino, an employee of our embassy in Bogota, we announce the expulsion of Juan Carlos Perez Villamsar, a Colombian consular employee without accreditation,” the minister tweeted. Villamsar has 48 hours to leave Venezuela, according to Caracas. Relations between the two countries have been in crisis since Caracas accused Bogotá of involvement in the attempted assassination on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro… Continue ->

Tags: Colombia, US, Venezuela


Russia: We Won’t Hesitate to Point NUCLEAR Weapons at US Military Sites

Published 2018-12-21 12:39:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – If Washington installs missile systems near the Russian border, Moscow will have to create parity in the balance of forces and, consequently, point nuclear arsenal against them. If Washington puts missiles in Europe after withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), Russia will be forced to turn American missile systems into targets. The need to take the measure was affirmed on Thursday by presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov in speaking with the Russian channel Pervy. According to the politician, the problem is that the US exit from the INF Treaty could result in “the installation of medium-… Continue ->

Tags: Nuclear, Russia, US


Is Indonesia Preparing for War with China? Jakarta Builds New Military Base

Published 2018-12-21 11:38:35 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Recently, Indonesia has opened a military base in the southern part of the South China Sea, with the expected deployment of 1,000 military personnel. Considered by political scientists as a point of conflict, the South China Sea is a strategic area of ​​mutual interests for major regional and extra-frontier powers. Longstanding territorial disputes, active attempts by the United States and other Western countries to deal with disputes, hydrocarbon reserves, and the passage of strategic sea lanes across the sea all seriously increase the tensions in this region. The militarization of the South China Sea area forces the… Continue ->

Tags: China, Indonesia


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