Breaking News, 19th of October, 2018
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report from Syria with a reference to Sana agency: The terrorists continue to skirmish with the Syrian army. The government forces began conducting military exercises in the south-east of Idlib. Syrian Air Forces now carry out reconnaissance missions in the region. Despite the fact that the 4th and 9th divisions of the Syrian army were redeployed to the south of Syria, the “Tiger Forces” and the pro-government detachments of “Liva Al-Quds” still remain in Idlib. No military operations are planned for the next week since Turkey is still negotiating with the jihadists.
The Permanent Russian Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, announced during his speech at the UN Security Council that the members of the “White Helmets» pseudo-humanitarian organization must leave Syria as soon as possible because they pose a threat to the security of the entire region. Earlier, Jordan evacuated about 300 representatives of the “White Helmets”. However, many “White Helmets” still remain in Syria and continue to destabilize the situation. «White helmets» are associated with staging of chemical attacks in Khan Sheikhun and Idlib. In addition, there was information that they transported containers with chlorine.
The USA are ready to transfer the old »Oliver Hazard Perry» type of frigates to Ukraine, local media reported. The US authorities sent a letter to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense with a proposal of military assistance, which includes the frigates that were built from 1975 to 2004. Such assistance to Kiev was planned in the framework of the «Excess Defense Article». According to the Ukrainian military — “these ships can significantly increase the defense capability of the country in the Black Sea and Azov Sea areas of military operations.”
The Ukrainian army located in Donbass now has sniper rifles, including the US-made rifles. This was announced by the deputy head of the department for the supervision over the observance of the laws in the military matters of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the LPR — Janis Pilavov. The ministry thinks the those rifles will be used by the Ukrainian troops to carry out terrorist activities against the civilian population of the Donbass. In particular — the shooting at the civilians for the purpose of accusing the LPR troops in the killings. At the moment, there are 10 sniper rifles in the frontline units of the Ukrainian army. As it was reported earlier — sniper fire intensified on the residential areas of the capital of the DPR.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report with a reference to the Syrian military source: Today, the coalition air forces, led by the United States, attacked the homes of the residents in al-Soussa, in Deir-ez-Zor province. US aircraft are constantly bombing the homes of the local residents, thus helping the ISIS — said the military source. There were dead and wounded after the air strike. Earlier, the coalition performed air strikes in the Syrian province of Deir-ez-Zor while using the prohibited white phosphorus.
In the city of Kerch, about 33,000 people came to say their goodbyes to those who died in an explosion and shooting in a local college. This was told by the deputy head of the city administration — Dilyaver Melgaziev. The residents of the Crimea and other regions of Russia came to Lenin Square. Psychologists and volunteers from the local medical college were on duty at the site — they provided assistance during the tragedy. After the last goodbyes, the mourning people proceed to the city cemetery.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.