Houthi airstrike in Yemen
The ’Reuters’ reported that the Riyadh-led Arab coalition attacked the Yemeni rebel ’Ansar Allah’ movement in the city of Marib. It was reported that as a result of the attack, one air defense crew was destroyed.
The head of the National Center of the Defense Management of Russia, Mikhail Mizintsev, and the Minister of Local Self-Government of Syria, Hussein Mahluf, jountly stated that the Kurdish authorities have lost control of the Al-Hol camp, in the Hasakah province. The influence of the «ISIS» is increasing. It was noted that the situation in the camp is critical. «The locals, especially the children, are being radicalized» — the statement stated. It was reported that the USA and the allies are hindering the stabilization of the situation in Syria. The USA use financial and political leverages to put a pressure on the international organizations to force them to turn a blind eye to the consequences of the sanctions the USA have imposed on Syria, and to the violations of Syrian sovereignty. «We demand the USA to stop exerting a destabilizing influence on the situation in Syria, and to strictly observe the international law and the UN principles» — the statement concluded.
The ’’Al Manar’’ TV reported that the Lebanese military opened fire on two Israeli UAVs that violated the state border. One UAV was reportedly seen above the army positions in the Mays al-Jebel border area. The other UAV was moving over the village of Blida. After the military opened fire on the drones from the ground — the UAVs turned back to Israel. The ’’Al Manar’’ TV quoted the eyewitness that reported about several flares that fell in the border strip near Mays al-Jebel. The flares were fired by the Israeli military.
The Libyan House of Representatives passed a vote of confidence to the new Government of National Unity headed by Abdel Hamid Dbeiba — the ’218 TV’ reported live from Sirt. 134 deputies were at the meeting. 132 voted ’’for’’, 2 abstained, and 36 were absent. The Speaker of the Parliament, Akila Saleh Isa, stated that «the mandate of this Cabinet expires on 24th of December, 2021, the day when the presidential and parliamentary elections are to be held in Libya». The government will include 27 ministers, 6 state ministers, and 2 deputy prime ministers.
A peace conference on Afghanistan is planned for 18th of March, in Moscow. This information was confirmed by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The spokesman of the High Council for the National Reconciliation, Freidun Hwazun, stated that the Afghan politicians, including the President Ashraf Ghani, and the High Councilor for the National Reconciliation — Chairman Abdullah Abdullah — were invited to attend the peace conference on Afghanistan in Russia, on 18th of March. He noted that representatives of the Taliban, and representatives of other countries have been invited to the meeting in Moscow as well.
The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, stated during a briefing that Baku and Yerevan are showing a constructive attitude within the framework of the activities of the trilateral working group on Nagorno-Karabakh, chaired by the deputy prime ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. She added that the main task is to implement the agreements, reached at the highest level, on the unblocking of all economic and transport links in the region. «We expect that the same focus on the positive thinking and the search for the mutually acceptable points of contact will prevail both in the official comments, and in the mass media space of Azerbaijan and Armenia» — Maria Zakharova concluded. Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS.