The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-06

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7 articles about Iran, Mena, United-States, Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine, China, Japan, Russia, Syria, Uncategorized, Latin-America, Venezuela, Chemical-Weapons.
Tags in this brief: Iran, SSJ-100, Sukhoi, Eu, Ukraine, US, China, Taiwan, Japan, Russia, Washington, Deir Ez-Zor, Syria, US Led Coalition, Maduro, Venezuela.

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US blocks sale of Sukhoi Superjets to Iran

Published 2019-01-06 23:36:19 by Tom Winter in Iran, Mena, United-States

In RIA Novosti The US has blocked the sale of Sukhoi Superjet 100s to Iran MOSCOW, January 6 – RIA News. The United States refused to issue an export certificate for the sale of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) to Iran. It is noted that more than ten percent of the details of the Russian liner are produced in America, so it is necessary to obtain approval of the transaction from the US Treasury. “It seems that due to the lack of a license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control at the US Treasury, there is no question of… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, SSJ-100, Sukhoi


US Senators Admit Ukraine is an ‘Uncontrollable Problem’ for US and EU

Published 2019-01-06 19:58:35 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine, United-States

In the US there was a meeting between Republican senators and representatives of various Ukrainian civil organizations, after lawmakers strongly criticized Ukraine’s policy, according to International Policy Digest. Above all, the senators said that Ukraine has become an uncontrollable country for the US and the European Union, according to the issue. US politicians have pointed out that the Ukrainian authorities follow an extremely unproductive economic policy. According to them, international financial institutions contribute billions of dollars to Ukraine, however, the frenzied corruption and sterile expenditures for the internal conflict in Donbass, make international efforts redundant. This also leads to the… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Ukraine, US


Is China Preparing for WAR Against US?

Published 2019-01-06 17:42:31 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING, China – The biggest source of tension in relations between Beijing and Washington is the question of free navigation in the South China Sea and the status of Taiwan. These are the two main reasons that could trigger an armed confrontation between China and the United States, according to experts. Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered the country’s military to accelerate its training and prepare for a possible war, the South China Morning Post reported. “All military units must correctly understand major national security and development trends, and strengthen their sense of unexpected hardship, crisis and battle,” said the… Continue ->

Tags: China, Taiwan, US


Russian-Japanese Peace Treaty Benefits US But Does Washington Want Peace?

Published 2019-01-06 16:36:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Japan, Russia, United-States

TOKYO, Japan – The conclusion of a peace treaty with Russia will contribute to the security of the region and, from there, will benefit the United States, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday. “As long as this [peace agreement] will be beneficial to [strengthen] peace and security in the region, it will also bring gains to the United States,” Abe was quoted as saying by the Kyodo news agency. Earlier this week, Abe reiterated Tokyo’s commitment to move forward with negotiations to conclude a peace deal to end a decades-long territorial dispute with Russia. During a meeting in… Continue ->

Tags: Japan, Russia, US, Washington


Syria to UN: New coalition raids target civilians. Syria To Coalition: get out!

Published 2019-01-06 14:21:13 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Mena, Syria, Uncategorized

Agence de Presse NewsFront: SYRIA: NEW CIVILIAN VICTIMS IN THE RAIDS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COALITION After the state media announced new civilian casualties in international coalition raids led by Washington, Damascus sent a letter to the UN in which it condemned the coalition and stressed that the coalition is only contributing to the expansion of Daesh in the region. Acting illegally in Syria, the US-led international coalition is only encouraging the spread of Daesh’s influence as its strikes mainly civilian targets, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said. On Saturday, Syrian diplomacy sent missives to the UN Secretary-General and the UN Security… Continue ->

Tags: Deir Ez-Zor, Syria, US Led Coalition


Washington Prepares New ‘Colored Revolution’ in Venezuela, But Russia is Noticing

Published 2019-01-06 12:58:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – The Lima Group’s attitude, which does not recognize the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s new presidential term in Venezuela, was inspired by the US, which will continue to pressure the Venezuelan leader, said Russian Senator Igor Morozov. “All this is being provoked by the US, which will continue to pressure Maduro and the political processes in the country,” the senator said. Washington’s goal is yet another “colored revolution,” Morozov said, noting that the Americans had already rehearsed such revolutions in the Middle East and Ukraine. The senator revealed that the “colored revolution” in Venezuela could begin, as in… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, US, Venezuela


STILL ON THE LIE: Washington Threatens Damascus with ‘Very Tough Response’ in case of Chemical Attack

Published 2019-01-06 11:46:18 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Chemical-Weapons, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – Despite the absence of any chemical weapons incidents in Syria, the United States continues to blame the Syrian government directly for accidents with such weapons in the territory of the Arab country. The announcement by US President Donald Trump about the withdrawal of US troops stationed in Syria does not seem to have affected the overall course of Washington’s policy in the Arab country. The latest threat against Bashar Assad’s government was made this Saturday by US National Security Adviser John Bolton. “There is absolutely no change in the U.S. position against the use… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, US, Washington


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