The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-05


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States, Latin-America, Mexico, Venezuela, Turkey, Nato, Defense.
Tags in this brief: Hmeimim, Latakia, Russia, Syria, US, LATAM, Maduro, Mexico, Venezuela, Turkey, NATO, Defense.

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CAUGHT OUT: US Air Reconnaissance Found SPYING on Russian base in Syria

Published 2019-01-05 19:05:47 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

LATAKIA, Syria – A US aircraft flew for two hours near a Russian Air Force base in Syria. A US Navy Boeing P-8A Poseidon conducted a reconnaissance flight near the Russian military base in Hmeimim, Syria, according to the Twitter account of IntelSky. According to the tweet published on Friday, the American aircraft spent about two hours near the coast of Syria, with several approaches to Hmeimim in Syria’s Latakia province, where a base of the Russian Air Force is located. According to IntelSky, Poseidon took off at Sigonella Naval Air Station, located in Sicily, Italy, and flew at an… Continue ->

Tags: Hmeimim, Latakia, Russia, Syria, US

As Washington’s Latin American Puppets Denounce Venezuela, Mexico Defends Maduro

Published 2019-01-05 16:58:30 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, Venezuela

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – The Government of Mexico decided not to support the Lima Group statement on Venezuela regarding “self-determination of peoples”. The position was presented by Undersecretary Maximiliano Reyes Zúñiga, in charge of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Mexican Foreign Ministry. “The Government of Mexico, faithfully following its constitutional principles of foreign policy, will refrain from issuing any decision on the legitimacy of the Venezuelan government. Self-determination and non-intervention are constitutional principles that Mexico must follow,” Zúñiga said. Zúñiga attended the meeting of foreign ministers of the group, held in the Peruvian capital, instead of the Foreign… Continue ->

Tags: LATAM, Maduro, Mexico, Venezuela

Did Turkey Ask Russia Permission to Use Syrian Airspace?

Published 2019-01-05 15:49:02 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey has asked Russia’s permission to use Syria’s airspace, said Turkish expert Metin Gurcan of Istanbul’s Center for Political Studies. The Turkish delegation, led by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu who visited Moscow on December 29, called for Russian permission to use Syrian airspace, Metin Gurcan wrote in his article for Al-Monitor, citing anonymous sources in Ankara. He insisted that this was precisely the purpose of the delegation’s trip to Russia. According to the Gurcan data, Ankara plans to use Syria’s airspace and some military bases that lie between 300 and 350 kilometers from the border with Turkey…. Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Turkey

‘Russia’s Last Chance’: NATO Demands Moscow’s Compliance with Treaty INF

Published 2019-01-05 13:48:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The Atlantic Alliance will take the necessary steps if Russia does not return to the INF Treaty by the end of the deadline, said the bloc’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg. It is worth noting that NATO had established an ultimatum of 60 days in December regarding this matter. “Russia now has a last chance. If Russia does not come back into compliance, well, then we have a big problem because then the INF Treaty is breaking down,” Stoltenberg told Germany’s dpa news agency. The Secretary-General believes that in order to restore strategic balance, NATO… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia

Elite Russian Ground Troops to be Equipped with Modernized Weaponry in 2019

Published 2019-01-05 13:23:40 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – In 2019, Russia’s Ground Troops will receive new units from the S-300V4 anti-aircraft missile system and Buk-M3 and Tor-M2 systems, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The information was released by an official representative of the Mass Information and Communication Department of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. “In 2019, the units of the Army’s Anti-aircraft Defense Forces will receive five missile systems and anti-aircraft missile assemblies. As part of the fulfillment of the state defense order, manufacturing companies will transfer to the Russian Ministry of Defense a set of S-300V4 and Buk-M3 and Tor-M2 split… Continue ->

Tags: Defense, Russia

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