The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-05

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States, China, Eurasia, Donbass, Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Kosovo, Serbia.

Tags in this brief: Iran, Khamanei, Trump, China, Russia, Donbass, Ukraine, Trade, Syria, US, Assad, Irinej, Kosovo, Orthodoxy, Serbia.

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Khamenei says Trump’s Presidency proves U.S ‘Decline’

Published 2019-06-05 20:36:01 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Donald Trump’s presidency shows that the United States is “in decline”, at the same time as the Islamic Republic has reached 30 years since the death of its founder . “The fate of more than 300 million humans is in the hands of a person with such characteristics, this is a sign of the US political decline,” Khamenei said in a speech broadcast live on state TV. “In America itself there is much discussion about its mental and moral stability,” he continued, attending a ceremony at the mausoleum… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Khamanei, Trump


Trump vs. China War: Chinese companies may move production to Russia

Published 2019-06-05 19:56:52 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – Small and medium-sized enterprises in China, under pressure from the trade war with the United States, are studying the possibility of transferring production to Russia. The Secretary-General of the International Development Association of China (CODA), He Zhenwei, in an interview before the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), revealed this. Trade between China and the US mainly depends on small and medium-sized enterprises, while China’s bilateral trade with Russia represents large state-owned enterprises, he said. “However, many Chinese small and medium-sized export-oriented companies now face difficulties. The US has already raised its Chinese product taxes from 10% to… Continue ->

Tags: China, Russia, Trump


Ukraine claims readiness to negotiate with Russia, comply with Minsk Accords

Published 2019-06-05 18:54:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – Jun 5, 2019 – Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky expressed the readiness of his country to negotiate with Russia and comply with the Minsk Accords. “We are ready to negotiate with Russia and comply with the Minsk Accords,” he said at the end of his meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels. However, Zelensky pointed out that Ukraine must first be able to “defend and strengthen itself in the economic, political and military spheres.” The Ukrainian president recalled that next Wednesday there will be a meeting of the Contact Group for the Ukrainian crisis which will be attended… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Russia, Ukraine


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EURASIA RISING: Russia and China to consolidate their strategic partnership today

Published 2019-06-05 13:28:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – China and Russia will sign about 30 agreements as well as a declaration of strengthening strategic stability during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday. “On June 5, what is tomorrow, there will be high-level talks in two formats – first, a more comprehensive format of talks, then negotiations with the delegations, with all five intergovernmental committees present,” Ushakov said to reporters. According to the aide added, the leaders will sign a joint declaration for the development of the relations between the countries that has to raise the partnership of the countries… Continue ->

Tags: China, Russia, Trade


MAJOR: Russian Su-35 intercepts US spy jet near Syria

Published 2019-06-05 13:02:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

TARTUS, Syria – A Russian Su-35 fighter intercepted a US military jet Poseidon P-8A over the Mediterranean Sea three times this Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said in a statement. “While the Russian aircraft was operating in international airspace, this interaction was irresponsible,” the Sixth Fleet said in a statement. “The U.S. aircraft was operating consistent with international law and did not provoke this Russian activity,” it said. The Sixth Fleet said the Russian jet had made three intercepts, two of which it deemed to be safe. But it said one of the intercepts of the P-8A Poseidon involved a… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, US


Patriarch of Serbia makes historic visit with Syrian President – Assad says ‘Kosovo is Serbia’

Published 2019-06-05 00:42:38 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Kosovo, Mena, Serbia, Syria

by Thanos Thanopoulos Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was visited by Patriarch Irinej of Serbia. The Patriarch of Serbia was accompanied by members of his escort and Patriarch John of Antioch. The Syrian President welcomed Patriarch Irenej and his escort, while for his part the Patriarch of Serbia thanked President Assad for the warm reception and expressed his confidence in Syria’s potential to emerge from the adverse conditions. “What I see during my stay in Damascus is the determination of the Syrian people to remain united against terrorism,” the Patriarch of Serbia noted. Furthermore, Patriarch Irenej thanked President Assad for his… Continue ->

Tags: Assad, Irinej, Kosovo, Orthodoxy, Serbia, Syria


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