An another explosion in Afghanistan
Today at noon the Ukrainian troops fired at the village Mikhailovka in the DPR — the DPR office in the Joint Center for the Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire reported. “The shelling of the settlement of Mikhailovka was recorded at noon, it took place from the village of Verkhnetoretskoye, captured by Ukraine. The enemy fired 45 grenades from an automatic grenade launcher» — the representatives reported. The information about the destruction and casualties is being specified.
The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated that Turkey and the USA will create a working group to resolve a number of issues, including the situation with the S-400s. “We have expressed our disagreement with the US position on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, and on the S-400s. This position goes against the spirit of alliance. We will create a working group to resolve these issues. We have already stated that the USA have made such a proposal. And now a proposal came from the USA, from Joe Biden’’ — the ’Anadoly’ news agency quoted the Turkish Foreign Minister. Russia and Turkey signed a contract for the supply of S-400 AA missile systems in 2017. The deliveries to Turkey were made in summer-autumn 2019.
3 Belarus — Russia
Representatives from Belarus went to Irkutsk to participate in the investigation of the crash of a transport plane AN-12 of the Belarusian airline «Grodno», the press service of the Ministry of Transport of Belarus reported on Thursday. The AN-12 crashed 7 kilometers away from Irkutsk, on Wednesday evening. The plane flew on the Keperveem-Yakutsk-Irkutsk route. The plane transported food and consumer goods to the Chukotka Autonomous Region. The plane was flying back to the home airport. There were 9 people on board. 4 citizens of Russia, 3 citizens of Belarus, 2 citizens of Ukraine — the ’RIA NEWS’ reported.
The ’’Tolo News’’ reported the death of at least two people, including a child, in an explosion in the town of Puli Alam, in Logarna province, in eastern Afghanistan. It was noted that a landmine, placed inside a three-wheeled vehicle, exploded. At the moment none of the groups, operating in the country, took the responsibility.
5 The Pacific
The Japanese and the German forces began a two-day naval training in the Pacific — the RIA NEWS reported. According to the Japanese command, the main goal of the training is to ’’improve the tactical skills of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, and enhance the interaction with the German Navy». The German warship ’’Bavaria’’ and the Japanese destroyer ’’Samidare’’ will take part in the exercise.
6 Kazakhstan — Syria
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Mukhtar Tleuberdi, confirmed that the next round of talks on Syria in the Astana format will be held in the city of Nur-Sultan in mid-December. He specified that the guarantor countries — Russia, Turkey, Iran — will be represented at the level of deputy ministers. The Syrian news agency ’’SANA’’ reported that in addition to the guarantor countries of the Astana Process, the representatives from Syria and other observers will participate in the negotiations as well.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS