The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-02-18

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4, articles about Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-States, Crime, Iraq, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, Defense, Eu, France-Eurasia, Germany, Japan, Russia, South-Korea, United-Kingdom.

Tags in this brief: China, Economy, Geopolitics, International Relations, USA, Iraq, Syria, Terrorism, US Imperialism, NATO, Russia, Brexit, Eu, France, UK.

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Report: US Wants to Block General Electric From Selling Jet Engines to China

Published 2020-02-18 11:00:10 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C./BEIJING – The United States government is considering whether to stop General Electric from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. The potential restriction on the engine sales – possibly along with limits on other components for Chinese commercial aircraft such as flight control systems made by Honeywell International Inc – is the latest move in the battle between the world’s two largest economies over trade and technology. The issue is expected to come up at an interagency… Continue ->

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


Senior Iraqi MP: Over 1,000 Terrorists Transferred by US from Syria to Iraq

Published 2020-02-18 10:00:15 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Iraq, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, United-States

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON, D.C. – A senior member of the Iraqi parliament’s security and defense commission said that the United States has transferred over a thousand terrorists from eastern regions of Syria to western areas of Iraq, warning about its consequences and dangers. “The US has transferred over 1,000 terrorists from Syria to Iraq and it wants to foment chaos and change the equations by using the ISIS card and fomenting insecurity in the western cities of Iraq,” Karim Aliwi told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website on Monday. He added that the terrorists have entered Iraq via the bordering areas of Syria… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Iraq, Syria, Terrorism, US Imperialism


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LAVROV: US Openly Paves Way for INF-Banned Missiles to be Placed in Both Europe and Asia

Published 2020-02-18 09:00:16 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Japan, Nato, Politics, Russia, South-Korea, United-States

Munich, Germany – Just out of a milestone nuclear missile accord, the United States is about to deploy short – and intermediate-range missiles in Europe and Asia, prompting Moscow to engage France and other European and Asian partners to preserve security on both continents. “In order to agree on specific solutions, we need multilateral talks and multilateral consultations involving, of course, the United States, who destroyed the treaty,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday, referring to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, RT reported. This pact saw Washington and Moscow eliminate entire classes of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and missile… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, NATO, Russia, US Imperialism


MAJOR: French FM Warns London, Paris May ‘Rip Each Other Apart’ Over Trade Deal

Published 2020-02-18 08:00:12 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom

PARIS/LONDON – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drain warned that unresolved economic disputes between France and the post-Brexit United Kingdom could see an overall deterioration in trade relations, and doubted that a deal between the nations could be inked this fiscal year. “I think that on trade issues and the mechanism for future relations, which we are going to start on, we are going to rip each other apart. But that is part of negotiations, everyone will defend their own interests,” Le Drain said, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference, cited by The Sun. The warning from the second-largest economy… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Eu, France, UK


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