During a plenary meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Combating Terrorism in the city of Washington — a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Dmitri Feoktistov, made a warning that that the ISIS is trying to move to Latin America, and some other regions of the world. According to Dmitri, «There is a danger of appearing of jihadi training camps and recreational bases in Latin American and Caribbean countries, as well as the establishment of ties between the ISIS terrorists and the local criminal and drug syndicates» — TASS quotes Dmitri. The diplomat pointed at the «Recruiting activities of the extremists, especially in the Caribbean states, where a large portion of citizens are professing Islam.»
Data on the Iranian nuclear program, presented by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, can be relatable to the past, Sergei Lavrov said during a press conference with the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Jordan, Ayman Safadi. He also underlined that if Israel received documents that are allegedly proving the preservation of plans for the development of nuclear weapons — they should be immediately transferred to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Back in 30th of April, Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Iran hid their archives on the nuclear program.
Terrorists of ISIS raided the Iraqi government forces in the province of Diyala. During the night attack, the Islamists destroyed the base of the Iraqi Federal Police and killed at least 10 policemen.
In the DPR, over the past day, Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire regime 27 times, firing 591 shells at the front-line regions of the Republic. The areas of Yasinovaty, Gorlovka, Zaitsevo, Zheleznaya Balka, Shirokaya Balka, Dokuchaevsk and the southern villages of Novolaspa and Kominternovo were under fire. In addition, this morning, a residential area in the center of Gorlovka was hit with heavy artillery.
The director-general of the OPCW, Ahmet Üzümcü, believes that in order to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia — 50 to 100 grams of nerve agent in liquid form should have been used, The New York Times quotes. The publication notes that according to Üzümcü — it is much more that could be produced in a laboratory for research purposes, which means that the substance most likely was produced purposely as chemical weapon. According to Üzümcü — experts have collected samples of the substance from the door handle of the Skrypal house, in the park, and also in «a number of other places where the they were located.»
During the operation in the Donbas region, Ukrainian forces has began the eviction of the residents from their homes and started seizing their property, Eduard Bazurin reports. In the town of Avdeevka, three servicemen of the 25th Brigade of the Ukrainian Forces seized a living house at the Nekrasov Street. The servicemen showed certificates signed by the commander Naiev to the owners of the living house in the evening, right after they returned from work. «The residents were charged with an accusation of separatism, and thus they were detained» — the Donetsk news agency quoted Eduard Bazurin who also added that currently six Ukrainian servicemen are stationed in the living house of the detainees. Those servicemen also took the car from one of the residents of Avdeevka, for ‘personal needs’. Stanislav Lupov