The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-03-12

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Syria, Belgium, Eu, Iran, Iraq, Mena, Ksa, Yemen, India, Opinions, Pakistan, Germany, Ukraine.

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Tags in this brief: Anti-Terrorism, Drago Victorien, ISIS, Russia, Syria, White Helmets, EP, Eu, Interference, Lavrov, Nord Stream 2, Sanctions, USA, European Parliament, European Union, Strategic Partnership, Iran, Iraq, Trade, US Occupation, Crimes Against Humanity, KSA, Saudi Arabia, War Crimes, Yemen, 4GW, Elections, India, JeM, Khan, Media, Modi, Pakistan, Pulwama, Terrorism, Merkel, NATO, Putin, Russophobia, Telchik, Corruption, National Corps, Poroshenko, Ukraine.

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VIDEO – ‘Truth About White Helmets Gradually Coming Out’ – Russian UN Rep in Geneva

Published 2019-03-12 20:09:04 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Syria

By Drago Victorien – Published on: Mar 12, 2019 @ 20:09 – The White Helmets have not escaped any radar, far from it, as Russian and Syrian diplomats presented a report containing more than 100 eyewitness interviews with ex-militants and residents of WH-operated areas, and their testimonies of the White Helmets being more in line with what Mr. Gatilov described as ”pseudo-humanitarianists”. Revelations about the connection to terrorist activity was not only confirmed, but links to human organ-selling was also substantial. The Permanent Representative to the UN office in Geneva, Gennady Gatilov gives insight behind-the-scenes about the lobbying involved and Western… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Drago Victorien, ISIS, Russia, Syria, White Helmets


‘U.S Violates all Ethical and Legal Norms’ – Lavrov SLAMS U.S Interference in European Parliament

Published 2019-03-12 18:28:23 by Joaquin Flores in Belgium, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Lavrov has just spoken publicly about the interference of the US in the European Parliament. Today, the European Parliament adopted a self-defeating document which summarily ends the EU’s consideration of Russia as its ‘Strategic partner’. Lavrov understands this to be further evidence of the US’s interference or meddling in the political processes of the EU’s EP.  Read More: MAJOR: European Parliament’s 180 – Declares Russia ‘Not A Partner’, Nordstream 2 Off Table? “The introduction of US sanctions against the Nord Stream II project and all companies associated with it is, under international law, contrary to all the tenets… Continue ->

Tags: EP, Eu, Interference, Lavrov, Nord Stream 2, Russia, Sanctions, USA


MAJOR: European Parliament’s 180 – Declares Russia ‘Not a Partner’, Nordstream 2 off table?

Published 2019-03-12 18:13:37 by Joaquin Flores in Belgium, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News

BRUSSELS – In the latest development, the European Parliament has made a  major declaration. Now officially, the European Union no longer considers Russia its “strategic partner”. Primarily this was based on “the Russian aggression against Ukraine.” This is stated in a new report on political relations between the EU and the Russian Federation. The European Parliament (EP) adopted this document today. 402 deputies voted for it, with 163 against. The document enshrines the call of eurodeputies to stop the construction of Nord Stream-2, since the project threatens the European internal market and potentially increases the EU’s dependence on Russian gas,… Continue ->

Tags: EP, Eu, European Parliament, European Union, Nord Stream 2, Sanctions, Strategic Partnership


Rouhani’s Historic Visit to Baghdad: Iran Strengthens Relations with Iraq

Published 2019-03-12 15:22:46 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena

BAGHDAD – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani began a three-day state visit to Iraq Monday by meeting host President Barham Salih, amid hopes of increasing the volume of trade between the two countries. It is also connected to the mutual defense interests which the two states currently share. While it is still uncertain how far Iraq will go to strengthen economic ties with Tehran, Iraq has been Iran’s most important trading partner in recent years. Furthermore, Iran’s support has been critical in Iraq’s anti-terrorism campaign against ISIS – a campaign against terrorism which is coupled with a continued push to end… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Iraq, Sanctions, Trade, US Occupation


MAJOR: Saudi Forces Kill 21 Yemeni Women, Children – Iran denounces ‘Savage Attack’

Published 2019-03-12 14:07:37 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Ksa, Mena, Yemen

TEHRAN – Published on: Mar 12, 2019 @ 14:07 – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned the Saudi-led coalition for a recent attack that killed at least 21 Yemeni women and children, describing it as a “savage” attack.   In a statement released on Monday, Qassemi deplored the continued silence of international organizations and Western-backed human rights groups on the inhumane crimes of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. “The voice of innocent women and children of Yemen, who after years of suffering from famine and impacts of the human tragedy in the country are victimized each day in the… Continue ->

Tags: Crimes Against Humanity, Iran, KSA, Saudi Arabia, War Crimes, Yemen


Pakistan-India Standoff and the Shadow of Clash of Civilizations – Part-I

Published 2019-03-12 13:23:55 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Opinions, Pakistan

By Sabtain Ahmed Dar, exclusively for FRN Sabtain Ahmed Dar is a Pakistan-based political analyst and a research fellow at the Department of Political Science, Punjab University. He specializes in Pakistan affairs and geopolitics, specifically the US strategy in the Middle East and South Asia. He also writes for Fort Russ News and his analysis can also be found at the public portal of the Belgrade based Center for Syncretic Studies  *  Introduction to the Current Escalation Ladder In order to understand the current level of escalation ladder in between Pakistan and India it is very important to empirically study… Continue ->

Tags: 4GW, Elections, India, JeM, Khan, Media, Modi, Pakistan, Pulwama, Terrorism


German Expert: The West Made a Huge Mistake with Ukraine and Putin

Published 2019-03-12 13:11:18 by Joaquin Flores in Eu, Eurasia, Germany, Russia

At the beginning of his presidency, Vladimir Putin was determined to come closer to the European Union, and was even ready to discuss NATO membership. The head of the Kremlin was very concerned about issues of European security. He also feared that Russia might disintegrate. That is why he acted so “tough” in Chechnya, “having drawn a clear boundary of what was permitted,” Horst Telchik, former adviser on foreign policy and security issues of the former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, said in an interview with Der Spiegel . “Only knowing this, one can understand him,” believes Teltschik. And in the Ukrainian conflict, the West made a “big mistake”, the politician emphasized. It… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Merkel, NATO, Putin, Russia, Russophobia, Telchik


National Corps Strike Again – Force Poroshenko to flee from rally in Zhytomyr

Published 2019-03-12 10:31:03 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine – President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was once again forced to flee from a rally at which he spoke to potential voters, as the activists of the National Corps came to him. The head of state running away through puddles was photographed by the locals and these pictures became the most discussed ones in Ukrainian social networks. According to Strana.ua, the nationalists, who on Saturday forced the president to curtail a rally in Cherkassy and fought with the police there, forced the president again to flee from yet another rally in Zhytomyr. After the rally was cut short by… Continue ->

Tags: Corruption, Elections, National Corps, Poroshenko, Ukraine


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