A rocket strike on Iraq
The ‘Reuters’ reports, while citing a statement of the Iraqi military, that on Tuesday 3 rockets fell near the Baghdad’s airport. According to the preliminary data — there were no victims from the rocket attack.
2 Israel — The Gaza Strip
The IDF press service reported that on Monday the Palestinian radicals from the Gaza Strip fired one rocket at the Israeli territory. The state-run Israeli radio «Kan» reported that the rocket exploded in an uninhabited area. No injuries or damage were reported. In response the Israeli tanks and a drone attacked the military posts and the underground structure of the »Hamas» group in the Gaza Strip — the IDF reported.
3 The DPRK
The «Yonhap» news agency reported that the ministry of unification of the republic of Korea reported that the DPRK demolished the inter-Korean communications office in the city of Kaesŏng. «At 14:49 by the local time, the DPRK carried out the demolition of the building of the inter-Korean communications office in Kaesŏng» — the ministry reported. Earlier, the »Yonhap» reported that smoke was seen in the border town of Kaesŏng, in the DPRK. The sound of an explosion was heard as well. The South Korean military intensified their surveillance over the DPRK — the servicemen are on high alert. The front-line stationed troops were ordered to remain at their locations — the ‘Yonhap’ specified.
4 The DPRK
The DPRK authorities confirmed on air of the state-run TV the fact of the demolition of the inter-Korean communications office in the city of Kaesŏng. «The anti-enemy department has taken steps to completely destroy the inter-Korean coordination office in Kaesŏng» — the statement explained. It was reported that the measures were taken in response to the actions of the South Korean activists, who sent anti-government leaflets to the DPRK via balloons. The president of south Korea, Moon Jae-in, has ordered a meeting of the National Security Council due to the demolition of the DPRK office of inter-Korean communications — the administration of the South Korean president reports.
The »Al-Wataniya » news agency reported that the Lebanese army patrols arrested the street activists who participated in the pogroms and attacks on the soldiers in the city of Tripoli. 36 people were arrested, according to the reports. All of them will be held accountable. The Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, called for a decisive action. It was reported that on the night of Saturday to Sunday, in Tripoli, in the north of the country, 120 people were injured during clashes on the streets. About 40 of those people were soldiers and policemen. The newspaper »L’Orient-Le Jour» reported that the supporters of two opposition groups are behind the unrest in this Sunni Muslim city.
6 Russia — India — China
The Russian Foreign Ministry reported that the video-conference of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China, namely — Sergey Lavrov, Subramaniyama Jaishankara and Wang Yi, is planned for 22nd of June. On Monday, the Indian newspaper «Business Line» announced the plans to hold a video-conference of 3 ministers on 22nd of June. According to the »Business Line» — Russia suggested to hold such meeting. Negotiations between the Foreign Ministers of Russia and Iran, Sergei Lavrov and Mohammad Javad Zarif, are planned on this Tuesday, in Moscow. The parties will discuss the issues of bilateral relations, challenges to the regional security, and the situation in Syria. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.