Fake News in an article from The New York Times
On Monday, an official from the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, stated that the information published by ‘The New York Times’ back in August of 2019 about the bombing of a refugee camp in Syria by the Russian Air Force is false. Konashenkov pointed out a number of inconsistencies to the authors of the fake news. He called their pseudo-evidence to be «primitive and pointless». He also underlined that a few days before the publication of the material, on 27th of November, «the ‘Syrian Observatory for the Human Rights’, a British organization well known for its fake news, reported that in October they signed an agreement with ‘The New York Times’ to jointly conduct «investigations» of the military crimes in Syria».
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced the completion of the 13th joint border patrol, carried out together with Turkish forces in Syria. «The patrol started in the border area a few tens of kilometers east of the village of Kobani. The Russian military helicopters patrolled the region from above» — the statement explains. The patrol route went from the customs crossing point in the village of Garib to the Syrian-Turkish border.
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a press conference in Ankara that took place before his departure to London, where the next NATO summit will take place from 3rd to 4th of December, announced that Russia is one of the main partners of Turkey. “But our relations with Russia are not an alternative to the relations with our other allies. On the contrary — the relations are complementary” — the Turkish President explained — «It is expected that the relations with China and Russia will be on the agenda during the NATO summit in London. We support a constructive cooperation based on mutual understanding with China» — Erdogan concluded.
4 the USA
Donald Trump, after his meeting with the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before the NATO summit in London, announced on Tuesday that the US want to sign an arms control agreement with Russia and China. «Russia really wants to conclude an arms control agreement. We want to do so as well, and in the future we will include China to this agreement» — Donald Trump explained. Earlier, the US accused Russia of, allegedly, «a substantial violation» of the agreement. Russia has repeatedly denied such allegations.