Turkey imposed a mirror temporary ban on the issuance of nonimmigrant visas to American citizens. Earlier, Washington suspended all «nonimmigrant visa services» in its embassies in Turkey, in connection with the arrest an employee of the Consulate General of the United States in Istanbul.
Saudi Arabia has agreed with Russia on the purchase of anti-aircraft missile systems S-400, it was told in the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation. Also, Moscow will supply Riyadh anti-tank missile systems Kornet-EM, TOS-1A systems, grenade launcher complexes AGS-30 and Kalashnikov assault rifles AK-103.
As a result of the bombing of the Islamist camp in the west of Anbar province, near the border with Syria, Iraqi aircraft destroyed 32 militants of the ISIL After the government troops successfully cleared the enclaves of Hawiji and Tel-Afar, the territory of the ISIL in the country was reduced to the provinces Anbar and Naynava.
The Ukrainian media reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine took full control of the ruins of the Donetsk airport and a runway. At the same time, the soldiers reported that the Ukrainian flag was set a few meters from the terminal. The official Kiev disproved the information about taking control of the runway by Ukrainian fighters. «We do not possess such information.» We do not conduct offensive actions, we hold the contact line defined by peace agreements.
The militants of ISIL began an unexpected offensive towards the province Idlib. The terrorists attacked the position of «Hayat Tahrir al-Sham» in the north of the province Khama. According to local sources, the terrorists are attacking large forces using armored vehicles and at the moment they have taken 14 settlements.
The rebellious miners of the Volynskiy region blocked traffic on the road that crosses the Ukrainian-Polish border, two kilometers from the checkpoint «Yagodin». After the negotiations of the National Police with the participants of the picket, the miners agreed to pass light vehicles through the checkpoint, but the trucks will be completely blocked.