Thursday, September 28, 2023

New US Senate foreign relations chair will look at Turkish F-16 deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s new chairman on Thursday said he would look at Turkey’s $20 billion Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jet deal and that more issues than Sweden’s ascension to NATO would affect the decision on lifting his predecessor’s longstanding hold.

More than 70,000 refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh arrive in Armenia

More than 70,000 internally displaced persons from Nagorno-Karabakh have arrived in Armenia as of 1:00 p.m. , Armenian Prime Minister’s spokeswoman Nazeli Baghdasaryan said at a briefing.

France proposes 'autonomy' for island of Corsica

French President Emmanuel Macron today proposed to give a form of autonomy to the Mediterranean island of Corsica, a region that often chafes at rule from Paris.

French and UK defence ministers visit Kyiv for talks on more military aid for Ukraine

The UK and French defence ministers were in Kyiv on Thursday to discuss supplying additional military aid to Ukraine, which is seeking more weapons to bolster its counteroffensive against Russian forces.

Serbia observes national day of mourning after clashes in Kosovo

Serbia on Wednesday observed an official day of mourning as the country cancelled sporting events and lowered flags to half mast, with a minister calling the Serb gunmen killed in Kosovo over the weekend "martyrs". 

Trudeau 'Apology' Not Enough, Canada Must Apologize Directly to Russian People

The so-called 'apology' by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for honoring Ukrainian Nazi veteran Yaroslav Hunka at the House of Commons is not a real one, is not enough and Ottawa should find the courage to apologize directly to the Russian people, Russian Ambassador to Canada Oleg Stepanov said.

China issues warning for military exercises in parts of South China Sea

Chinese authorities have issued a navigation warning over planned military exercises in some parts of the South China Sea.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Trudeau Apologizes on Behalf of Canada's House for Inviting Ukrainian Nazi Veteran Hunka

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on behalf of the House of Commons (HoC) to Volodymyr Zelensky and his delegation over the "position they were put in" by giving a standing ovation to Nazi veteran Yaroslav Hunka at the Canadian parliament.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...