Court will decide the fate of the early elections to the Ukrainian Parliament
1. Kazakhstan On Monday, about 200 participants of unauthorized rallies were detained in Almaty and Nur-Sultan. 150 of them were brought to administrative responsibility — Interfax reports while citing the statement of the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan — Nurdild Oraz. According to him, over 700 protesters were detained over the weekend. On 9th and 10th of June, unauthorized rallies were held in Nur-Sultan and Almaty. The protesters demanded to boycott the presidential elections. They also disagreed with the election results. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan announced that the illegal protests were organized by the supporters of the banned extremist organization »DVK», by the orders from their leaders from abroad, in order to destabilize the situation in the country.
2 the United States — the United Kingdom
The US Department of Justice sent an official request for the extradition of the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, to the UK — The Washington Post reports. According to the sources of The Washington Post in the US Department of Justice — the request for the extradition itself makes it unlikely that there will be new accusations against Julian Assange. According to the agreement between Washington and London — the parties have no right to accuse the offender of additional crimes if they are not committed after the extradition. The request was sent on Thursday, before the expiration of the 60 days, specified in the agreement. The arrest took place on 11th of April. On 23rd of May, the US Department of Justice brought 17 new charges to the founder of the WikiLeaks.
3 Japan — Iran
Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, will visit Iran from 12th to 14th of June. During the visit, he will hold meetings with the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. This was announced at a press conference by the Secretary General of the Japanese Cabinet of Ministers — Yoshihide Suga. “During the trip, the meetings with the President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei are planned. This is the first visit of the Prime Minister of Japan to Iran for more than 40 years.”- TASS quotes his words. He added that in 2019, it will be 90 years since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Japan and Iran.
The Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine today began the consideration of the complaints from 62 parliamentarians about the decree from the President Vladimir Zelensky about the early termination of the Ukrainian Parliament, and the early elections — TASS reports. The fate of the early parliamentary elections, which Vladimir Zelensky appointed on 21st of July by signing the relevant decree on 21st of May, will depend on the court’s decision. Shortly after the commencement of the hearings of the case, the Kiev police received an anonymous message about the bombs in the Constitutional Court. Currently, the police sappers are checking the building. Evacuation hasn’t been carried out yet.