The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-08-23

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela, Eurasia, India, Russia, Japan, Ukraine, Defense, Iran, Mena, Politics, Anglo-5, Opinions, United-Kingdom, United-States, Albania, Crime, Isis, Kosovo, Nato, Serbia, Syria.

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Tags in this brief: Cocaine, Colombia, Drugs, Narcotics, Venezuela, Indua, RD-180, Russia, INF Treaty, Missiles, Putin, Weapons, Bank, BRICS, Japan, G7, G8, Ukraine, Iran, Military, BoJo, Brexit, Eu, Johnson, Tusk, Albanian Terrorism, ISIS, Syria, War Crimes.

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Venezuela reiterates commitment to avoid drug trafficking from Colombia

Published 2019-08-23 16:30:44 by Paul Antonopoulos in Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – The Government of Venezuela once again expressed its adherence to the fight against illicit drug trafficking from Colombia, said Interior, Justice and Peace Minister Néstor Reverol. “Venezuela and its security agencies are engaged in the fight against drug trafficking; we will continue to exercise the mandate of the law to prevent the illicit transit of drugs from Colombia, the world’s number one producing country,” Reverol wrote on Twitter. Venezuela y sus organismos de seguridad están comprometidos en la lucha contra el narcotráfico; continuaremos ejerciendo el mandato de la ley para evitar el tránsito ilícito de drogas procedentes de… Continue ->

Tags: Cocaine, Colombia, Drugs, Narcotics, Venezuela


Roscosmos: India could buy RD-180 rocket thrusters in Russia

Published 2019-08-23 16:30:03 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Russia

NEW DELHI – India could buy in Russia the RD-180 rocket thrusters currently supplied to the US, said the general director of space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitri Rogozin. “India is considering different propellants as the main ones for its carrier rockets: the RD-180 and a less powerful engine that is necessary for the construction of middle-class rockets,” Rogozin said during a visit to the Progress rocket space center. India has repeatedly expressed interest in Russian rocket propellers, without specifying, however, concrete models. The Russian RD-180 model is considered one of the best engines in the world and the US imported in… Continue ->

Tags: Indua, RD-180, Russia


VIDEO: Putin’s Full Statement: America’s missile test proved Russia right about INF Treaty

Published 2019-08-23 16:27:12 by Drago Victorien in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW. Putin’s address to the permanent members of the Security Council of the Russian Federation came with strong assertions about its position vis-à-vis Washington’s formal withdrawal from the INF treaty. Putin’s speech came five days after the United States made a test launch of a ground-based cruise missile which, according to the US military, hit the target at a distance over 500 kilometres. According to Putin, the testing of a missile with characteristics prohibited under this treaty taking place just 16 days after Washington’s own denunciation, was obvious not to be an improvisation but the next link in a chain… Continue ->

Tags: INF Treaty, Missiles, Putin, Russia, Weapons


BRICS Bank gets top rating from Japanese Credit Agency

Published 2019-08-23 15:30:30 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Japan

TOKYO – The BRICS Development Bank has received the highest credit rating (AAA) possible from the Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR). The assessment was designed considering that the BRICS Development Bank or New Development Bank (NDR) has high quality risk management, strong support for member country operations and a solid capital base. ensuring financial soundness. “The purpose of its establishment is to provide loans, guarantees, equity participation and technical assistance aimed to mobilize financial resources needed to fund projects for infrastructure and sustainable development in BRICS and other emerging economies,” JCR said in a statement. The document also stated that:… Continue ->

Tags: Bank, BRICS, Japan


Zelenski calls on the EU to reject Russia into the G7

Published 2019-08-23 15:30:09 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenski held a telephone conversation with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and took the opportunity to call the European Union to reject the idea of ​​incorporating Russia into the G7 format, the spokeswoman said of the Ukrainian presidency, Yulia Méndel. “In a telephone conversation with the president of the European Council today, Zelenski called on the EU to firmly reject Russia’s incorporation into the G7 while continuing to commit aggression in Donbas and occupying Crimea,” he tweeted. Mendel said that “the EU’s position of solidarity with Ukraine remains unchanged.” In another tweet,… Continue ->

Tags: G7, G8, Russia, Ukraine


The turtle again won against the rabbit: Iran’s military and political policy coordination

Published 2019-08-23 15:07:38 by Guest Author in Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Politics

By Vladimir Gujanicic – History is life’s teacher, says an old Latin wisdom, but it’s much much easier to say than to implement it, especially in politics. The experiences of cheated and destroyed countries, as well as their leadership, have been so vast in the 20th and 21st centuries that list is too long to be written. Still, we can for sure make some comparisons, based on correlation between the army strength and the political moves. In the recent period, we saw a lot of “regime change” scenarios in different forms all over the world, and all of them ended with victory… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Military


How BoJo Can Play Brexit

Published 2019-08-23 14:34:08 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Opinions, United-Kingdom, United-States

By Steve Brown    “Those against the backstop and not proposing realistic alternatives in fact support reestablishing a border. Even if they do not admit it.”  –Donald Franciszek Tusk, President of the EU    Wrong.  No UK leader has ever proposed a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic since the Good Friday agreement – only the European Union has suggested and threatened to enforce it, in the event of a hard Brexit. Now it is time for Boris Johnson to call the EU’s bluff.  For too long, the EU has driven the argument that it is in… Continue ->

Tags: BoJo, Brexit, Eu, Johnson, Tusk


”KLA, ISIS, … what’s the difference?” Kosovo Albanian from Kacanik, known as the most monstrous Balkan jihadist, reportedly killed in Iraq (WARNING, VERY DISTURBING FOOTAGE)

Published 2019-08-23 13:52:29 by Guest Author in Albania, Crime, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Kosovo, Mena, Nato, Politics, Serbia, Syria

An analysis from March 2019 by Mr. Carter reveals how important Albanians are to ISIS and other terrorist groups in Syria and in light of recent attempts of “reintegration” of terrorists from Europe, it’s more relevant than ever. FRN Editorial Board By Grey Carter – The notorious  Kosovo Albanian jihadist, Lavdrim Mudzaheri ( Albanian: Lavdrim Muhaxheri)  from Kacanik was killed in a car bomb explosion in the Iraqi town of Tel Afar, about fifty kilometres from Mosul,  Kurdish media reported. Mudzaheri was on the US list of most wanted terrorists. “The convoy of six vehicles was on its way to… Continue ->

Tags: Albanian Terrorism, ISIS, Syria, War Crimes


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