Pakistan shot down two Indian military aircraft
On Monday, Iraqi armed forces launched an operation against the ISIS in the provinces near the border with Syria — TASS reports while citing a statement of the spokesman for the Command of the Iraqi joint operations — General Yahya Rasoul. “The operation is being conducted in the desert areas of Salah al-Din, Nineveh, and Anbar provinces, on the border with Syria. The goal of the campaign, which involves infantry and air forces, is to eliminate the leftovers of the ISIS gangs, to prevent security violations, and terrorist infiltrations” — the general said.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report from Syria: The residents of the town of Baghuz, the last fortified center of the ISIS in Syria, are leaving their homes in a hurry. The Kurdish ‘people’s self-defense’ detachments stand only 10 km away the town. The refugees are heading to their positions. Many of the refugees are seriously wounded. Some can’t be saved. According to the information received from the refugee camp — they are running low of food, clean water and medicine.
The US Army took about 50 tons of gold from Syria — the SANA agency reports while referring the local sources. According to the SANA, the US military received the gold from the terrorists for a promise of safety — RIA NEWS reports. Allegedly, the terrorists hid the gold around the town of Baghuz, in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. Baghuz is one of the last strongholds of the terrorists, and it is surrounded by the American troops. According to the SANA — the terrorists handed over about 40 tons of gold. Earlier, the US military found about 10 tons in other stashes of the terrorists. The gold was taken during night by helicopters, the SANA specifies. Earlier, Russian permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, announced that the US and the UK robbed Venezuela for $30 billions of dollars by freezing their oil and banking assets.
Pakistani military violated the ceasefire, and shelled several villages in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Asian News International reports. According to the ANI — the incident occurred in Punch district. The Indian army managed to repel the shelling. On 27th of February, the Pakistani army reported that two aircraft of the Indian Air Forces were shot down in Pakistani airspace. The Pakistan Foreign Ministry explained the air strike as a demonstration of their readiness for self-defense.
Washington doesn’t plan a military operation against Venezuela — said the US Special Representative Elliott Abrams. According to him — the United States intend to «use diplomacy, economic, and political pressure». The United States also plan to expand the list of sanctions against Venezuela. The sanctions will be against the «high-ranking members of the regime, and people involved in their financial affairs» — RIA NEWS reports. Earlier, the Secretary of the Security Council of Russia, Nikolai Patrushev, announced that the US are moving their military to Puerto Rico and Colombia, and they are preparing an invasion in Venezuela.
An updated bill for additional sanctions against Russia was published on the website of the US Congress — Interfax reports. The authors propose to introduce a ban on the transactions with the new sovereign debt of Russia. The sanctions could also be applied on the Russian financial institutions that, according to the US president, supported «an intervention of the Russian government in the democratic procedures or elections in any country outside of Russia». In addition, the senators consider it necessary to introduce sanctions against the investments in Russian LNG projects located outside of Russia. In response to the Russian actions in Ukraine — the bill proposes sanctions against the Russian shipbuilding industry.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.