Breaking News, 3rd of July, 2018
After four months since the start of the investigation of the attempted poisoning on the former colonel of the GRU Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia — the British police finally found two suspects, RIA «NEWS» reports with a reference to The Sun. Allegedly, the suspects left the UK within 24 hours after the poisoning attempt and they are now in Russia. According to the source, the British police sees this discovery as a «big breakthrough» in the criminal case. Scotland Yard itself has not commented on the news yet.
»The Ukrainian People’s Tribunal of the Investigation of War Crimes of the Poroshenko’s regime against the citizens of Ukraine» summarized the results of its work. 18 people are sentenced. The terms of punishment of the defendants, whose cases were considered in closed sessions, became known. «The tribunal held more than 40 court hearings» — said today the presiding judge, Elena Shishkina. According to her, the tribunal considered the criminal cases with strict observance of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine. The full texts of sentences were sent to the defendants. The decision of the tribunal will be enforced by the Ukrainian judiciary and international courts.
The Turkish military will soon leave the city of Afrin in the north-west of the province of Aleppo, after ensuring the security of this area. This was stated by the representative of the press service of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Hami Aksoy. According to him, the army of Turkey will leave Afrin «to the people of Afrin.» As a representative of the Turkish Foreign Ministry later explained, the Turkish military will transfer the control over the area of Afrin to the local police forces. However, it is known that the local police was formed from the terrorists of the so-called «moderate opposition».
In the DPR and LPR, over the past day, the shelling coming from the Ukrainian side, did not occur. Starting from the midnight of 1st of July, a new «grain truce» came into force in the Donbas. The first violation was noted in 9.5 hours after its beginning — the Ukrainian military opened fire on Dokuchaevsk. During the first day, 57 shells were used on the front-line areas of the DPR. As a result of the shelling, a truck driver received heavy injuries.
On Friday, 6th of July, in the capital of Austria, the city of Vienna, a meeting of the foreign ministers of the countries, participating in the Iranian nuclear deal, will take place. As RT reports with a reference to IRNA agency — the meeting will be held by the request from Tehran. It is noted that the foreign ministers of Iran, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany will discuss the Iranian nuclear deal after the US withdraws from the agreement. During 30th of June, the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that the Iranian authorities have not yet received a package of proposals from Europe regarding the nuclear deal.
Reporters of ANNA News report from Syria — Syrian Air Forces attacked the positions of terrorists from the group «Jabhat al-Nusra» in the south-west of the province of Dar’a. Earlier, the terrorists refused the offer from the Syrian command to surrender and leave the area. The terrorists were invited to take members of the group and their relatives, and move to the province of Idlib with the escort of the Syrian military.