During a meeting in the city of Novosibirsk, Nikolay Patrushev, the secretary of the Russian Security Council, pointed on the growing level of terrorist activity and the high probability of international terrorists entering Siberia. According to him, 56 criminal cases of terrorist crimes were opened in Siberia in the first 9 months of 2018, TASS reports. “It happened due to the increased level of terrorist activity in the region, high probability of infiltration of the representatives of international terrorist organizations in Siberia, and due to increased intensity of labor migration from the countries of Central Asia” — Nikolay Patrushev explained.
According to Iranian media, the Syrian army is preparing for a new offensive operation in the province of Idlib. The new offensive operation can be launched if the terrorists won’t leave the 25 (kila-meters) kilometers of the buffer zone created by the presidents of Russia and Turkey. As it was reported by Fars-News that cited a source in the Syrian army — Syria concentrates military vehicles, artillery and manpower near the DMZ. In addition, according to the agency, the Islamists are provoking the Syrian army with attacks and shelling.
Sergei Shoigu, Russian Minister of Defense, announced that the current level of NATO military activity at the borders of Russia and Belarus is similar to the times of the Cold War. He announced it on Wednesday in the city of Minsk, during a joint meeting of the military departments of Russia and Belarus. «There is a significant increase in the intelligence activity of NATO in the Baltic and the Black Sea regions. Only during this year, Russian Air Force aircraft took off to intercept possible violators of the borderline more than 120 times» — the minister said. The geographic areas for the major military exercises are getting closer and closer to the Russian borders. In addition, NATO is constantly increasing the number of troops involved in the military exercises.
»Japan will make a peace treaty with Russia and open a new era in bilateral relations» — said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “We will solve the territorial problem and make a peace treaty on the trust between me and the president of Russia. We will open a new era in the Japanese-Russian relations «- RIA NEWS quotes his speech in the Japanese parliament. According to Shinzo Abe — the absence of a peace treaty for 70 years is an abnormal situation. Recently, at a plenary meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Tokyo to make a peace treaty before the end of 2018, without preconditions, and only then resolve the issues “like friends” ».
During a press conference in Brussels, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, announced that the NATO countries are not considering the possibility of deploying new nuclear missiles in Europe in response to the build-up of Russian nuclear missile potential, TASS reported. «NATO countries are not considering the possibility of deploying new nuclear missiles in Europe in response to the increasing Russian missile potential» — he said. In addition, Jens Stoltenberg said that the date of the next meeting of the Russia-NATO Council has not yet been agreed upon, but the consultations are still continuing.
«Moscow will not allow the appearance of American missiles in Ukraine» — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced during the meeting with US National Security Advisor John Bolton. During the meeting, Sergei Shoigu made it clear that Moscow will make every effort to achieve this goal. “We will not allow the appearance of American short-range and medium-range missiles on the territory of Ukraine by all means possible for us” — a source in the Russian Defense Ministry told to the newspaper »Arguments of the Week».
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.