The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-02

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, Russia, Anglo-5, Defense, Iran, Mena, United-States, Brazil, Venezuela, Israel, Syria.
Tags in this brief: Eurasia, Mexico, Putin, Russia, Iran, Military, US, Bolsonaro, Brazil, Maduro, Pompeo, Venezuela, Assad, Israel, Syria.

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Eurasian-Latin Relations Rising: Putin to Meet New Mexican Socialist President

Published 2019-01-02 22:21:25 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Presidents of Mexico and Russia, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Vladimir Putin, have already demonstrated their mutual interest in holding presidential visits, according to the Mexican ambassador in Moscow, Norma Pensado. “There is undoubtedly an open invitation to President López Obrador, there is an open invitation for President Putin to go to Mexico. There is interest and a desire on both sides to move forward and, of course, some time, a visit of the highest level,” she said. Thought she pointed out that the last presidential visit between the two countries occurred more than 13 years ago… Continue ->

Tags: Eurasia, Mexico, Putin, Russia


Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Iran to Resist US Aggression with New Stealth Boats

Published 2019-01-02 21:08:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has announced its intention to improve its speedboats in the Persian Gulf, equip them with stealth technology to prevent radar detection, and equip them with new missile launchers amid tensions created on the arrival of an American nuclear aircraft carrier. “We are devoting ourselves to increasing the agility of CGRI speedboats and equipping them with stealth technology to facilitate their operations,” said CGRI navy chief Alireza Tangsiri, quoted by the IRNA news agency . In addition, he added that the boats will be equipped with new missiles and their speed will… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Military, US


Regime Change in 2019? US and Brazil Will Try, But Venezuela Will Easily Survive

Published 2019-01-02 20:02:52 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

BRASILIA, Brazil – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the administration of President Donald Trump wants to deepen cooperation with Brazil in the area of ​​security and against authoritarian regimes, Agência Brasil reported. Pompeo met this morning with the new Foreign Minister (MRE), Ernesto Araújo, at the Itamaraty Palace. “We speak of our deep desire to resume democracy for the Venezuelan people,” said Pompeo. “I have seen the peaceful transmission of power to take place yesterday. This is not the case in many countries, we are talking about Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, which are places where… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, Maduro, Pompeo, US, Venezuela


Israel OPENLY Announces Desire to Assassinate Assad, Highly Unlikely

Published 2019-01-02 19:51:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Syria

TEL AVIV, Israel – The proposal by Israeli military commander Aviv Kochavi to overthrow the Assad government would have been rejected by the Israeli government, which chose to focus on combating Tehran’s consolidation in the country and the transfer of advanced weapons to the Lebanon-based Hezbollah resistance group. Major-General Aviv Kochavi, the next chief of staff of the Israeli Defense Forces, has planned to kill Syrian President Bashar Assad for his support of Hezbollah, according to the Saudi newspaper Elaph and the Jerusalem Post. Citing an anonymous Israeli official, Elaph wrote that when he was head of the military intelligence… Continue ->

Tags: Assad, Israel, Syria


Putin Congratulates Neo-Liberal Bolsonaro for Inauguration as President, Brazilian Journalists Slam Media Restriction

Published 2019-01-02 13:03:31 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro received congratulations from his Russian colleague, Vladimir Putin, for the pose ceremony held on Tuesday in Brasilia. Putin’s message was delivered by the president of the Russian Duma (Lower House), Vyacheslav Volodin. “Bolsonaro had a conversation with the Duma president, during which the Duma representative congratulated Bolsonaro on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin,” a statement from the chamber said. For his part, Bolsonaro also conveyed his greetings to Putin. The Brazilian leader and the Russian representative spoke in favor of the development of relations between the two countries. Volodin led the Russian… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, Putin


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