The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-08

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-States, Defense, Finance, Nato, Turkey, Russia, Donbass, Ukraine, Eu, Colombia, Latin-America, Venezuela, United-Kingdom.

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Tags in this brief: China, Economy, Geopolitics, International Relations, Trump, USA, NATO, Turkey, Military, Russia, Donbass, DPR, Lpr, Steinmeier, Texas, Ukraine, Europe, Colombia, Venezuela, Belt And Road, Blockchain, British Empire, Derivatives, Drug Money, Hsbc, Laundering, New Silk Road.

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China Says It Has No Intention to Intervene in US Affairs

Published 2019-10-08 22:30:52 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

WASHINTONG, D.C. – The Chinese foreign ministry announced on Tuesday that China had no intention of intervening in US domestic affairs when asked about President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Beijing investigates his Democratic rival Joe Biden and his son. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a regular news briefing, World News reported. Also on Friday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that Beijing “will not interfere in the internal affairs of the US”. “We trust that the American people will be able to sort out their own problems,” The Global Times reported Wang as saying. Trump told… Continue ->

Tags: China, Economy, Geopolitics, International Relations, Trump, USA


Trump Threatens to Obliterate Turkey’s Economy If It Does ‘Anything off Limits’

Published 2019-10-08 22:00:01 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, Turkey, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a fairly blunt warning to the NATO ally, US President Donald Trump vowed to “obliterate” the Turkish economy if he thinks it’s stepped out of line in Syria. “If Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off-limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!)” Trump threatened via tweet on Monday – an odd turn of phrase for what otherwise seemed like a dire warning to a supposed ally, RT reported. Trump called for Turkey to join “Europe and others” in “watch[ing] over the… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Geopolitics, NATO, Trump, Turkey, USA


Pushing For New Cold War: US Mulls Withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty

Published 2019-10-08 21:30:20 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US administration is looking into the possibility of withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel stated on Monday. “I am deeply concerned by reports that the [Donald] Trump Administration is considering withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty and strongly urge you against such a reckless action,” the US lawmaker said in a letter to White House National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien. “This treaty has provided important military transparency for its 34 signatory countries since it entered into force in 2002. American withdrawal would only benefit Russia and… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Military, NATO, Russia, USA


TEXAS: Is Steinmeier Von Ribbentrop?

Published 2019-10-08 21:07:25 by Russell Bentley in Anglo-5, Donbass, Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine, United-States

By Russell “Texas” Bentley – The recent big news about Zelensky signing the “Steinmeier Formula” of the Minks II Agreement has raised eyebrows and ruffled feathers on both sides of the conflict, but is it really such a big deal? And haven’t we learned a lesson about Russians signing treaties with nazis before?  What are the results and advantages, if any, of this latest development? . The Steinmeier Formula is basically a simplified version of the Minsk Agreement, with a timeline for implementing the four major points – 1) elections to be held in the Donbass Republics, 2) confirmation of… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, DPR, Lpr, Russia, Steinmeier, Texas, Ukraine


EUCOM: US to Deploy Record 20,000 Soldiers to Europe

Published 2019-10-08 20:30:50 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eu, Headline-News, Nato, United-States

BRUSSELS – The United States will send a record 20,000 soldiers to Europe for participation in Defender Europe-20 drills marking the most significant deployment to the continent in the past 25 years, the US European Command (EUCOM) announced on Monday. “Approximately 37,000 US allies and partner nation service members are expected to participate with roughly 20,000 soldiers deployed from the US,” the EUCOM said in a statement, Sputnik reported. The command added that the US military would dispatch a division headquarters as well as three tank brigades, as part of the upcoming war games. The drills will take place in 10… Continue ->

Tags: Europe, Geopolitics, Military, NATO, USA


Maduro Confirms Troops Will Remain on High Alert on Border with Colombia After Drills

Published 2019-10-08 20:00:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Colombia, Defense, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuela’s troops will remain deployed on the border with Colombia despite the end of military drills, President Nicolas Maduro stated. “I made a decision to extend the second phase of the orange level of threat and the deployment of our armed forces,” Maduro said during his speech broadcast on Twitter, TASS reported. “No armed groups will be able to freely stay in Venezuela. There is no place for Colombian violence on our country’s soil,” Maduro stressed. Venezuelan armed forces carried out drills on the border with Colombia on September 10-28. Ahead of the maneuvers, Maduro had also declared… Continue ->

Tags: Colombia, Geopolitics, Military, USA, Venezuela


HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown

Published 2019-10-08 19:15:45 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-Kingdom, United-States

By Cynthia Chung For some this subject may be considered old news, but in truth it just slithered back into the dark before you could take a good look at its face. As the story goes, Meng Wanzhou was arrested at the Vancouver (Canada) airport Dec 1, 2018, on her way from Hong Kong to Mexico City and ultimately Buenos Aires. Her arrest was based off of the accusation that she had lied to the HSBC executive at a 2013 meeting meant to reassure the bank that Huawei was not violating US sanctions against Iran. Meng Wanzhou CFO and Ren… Continue ->

Tags: Belt And Road, Blockchain, British Empire, Derivatives, Drug Money, Hsbc, Laundering, NATO, New Silk Road


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