Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, declared a “very serious threat” of Polish exit from the EU. According to him — it can happen «by a chance». He explained that the events will develop in this way if Polish politicians won’t find a common ground with the leadership of the EU. According to Donald Tusk — the leader of the ruling party in Poland, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, is balancing on the brink, and he may provoke the exit of Poland from the EU “by a simple mistake”. “I am afraid that the desire to keep Poland in Europe may be less than in the case of Great Britain. The situation, in my opinion, is very, very serious” — RIA NEWS quotes his words with a reference to the British newspaper »Express».
Alexeii Chepa, the deputy chairman of the Russian parliament’s international affairs committee, said, while talking about the mid-term elections in the USA, that a possible Democratic victory would make the already complicated relations between Russia and the United States even worse. “It is obvious that the Democrats will try to blame Donald Trump in loyalty to Russia, loyalty to President Putin. I think this will force Donald Trump to somehow defend himself and take even tougher measures to prove his opponents wrong. I think that the victory of the Democrats will worsen the already complicated relations between Russia and the United States” — Alexeii Chepa told to RIA NEWS.
The FSB stopped the terrorists from using drones for terrorist attacks during the World Cup, said the director of the FSB — Alexander Bortnikov. He explained that the FSB took “all the necessary measures to detect and stop the use of drones by the terrorists during the FIFA World Cup in Russia” — RIA NEWS reports. According to him — such attempts took place not only during the World Championship, but also during its preparation, and other «mass political and sports events.» Alexander Bortnikov reported that in 2018, in 24 regions of Russia, 70 cells of international terrorist organizations were identified, including 38 ISIS cells. 777 supporters of the terrorists were detained, “including 36 leaders”.
The international military exercises »Anaconda 2018» began in Latvia — they will last until 16th of November. The armed forces of the USA, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and a multi-national NATO battalion under the leadership of Canada are taking part in the tactical military exercises in Latvia, Delfi reports. In total, more than 500 troops are involved in the exercises. The military are planning to develop the interaction between the NATO command structures and the regional armed forces during tactical operations.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report from Syria with a reference to SANA agency: The Turkish armed forces resumed the shelling of the northern parts of the province of Al-Hasakah. The Turkish artillery hit one of the agricultural facilities in the city of Ras al-Ayn. The fortifications of the Syrian Democratic Forces near the village of Tal Jihan, near the city of al-Qamishli, were under attack. Reporters of ANNA NEWS warned that Ankara could launch an offensive against the positions of Kurdish troops.
Nikolay Patrushev, the secretary of the Security Council of Russia, during a meeting of the heads of special services and security agencies, announced a possible merging of ISIS and Al-Qaida, TASS reports. In his opinion, the leadership of ISIS could be pushed to the reunification with Al-Qaeda due to transition to the so-called »network organizational model», based on regional branches. In addition, he called on the world community to stop using the terrorists as political tools.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.