Saudi Arabia airstrikes in Yemen
The »Al Masirah» TV reported that the aviation of the Saudi-led coalition carried out massive airstrikes on the Yemeni provinces, including the metropolitan area. About 20 airstrikes were inflicted on the capital of Yemen, Sana’a, including the capital’s international airport. Almost as many airstrikes were carried out on other targets in the metropolitan province. In the northern province of Sa’ada, during the bombing of the so-called “Arabian alliance”, 2 civilians were killed and 4 were injured. On Wednesday the coalition announced the start of a large-scale operation aimed to destroy the combat potential of the rebels in response to more frequent cases of the cross-border attacks on Saudi Arabia by rebels, who even use ballistic missiles and drones. The representative of the rebels, Muhammad Abdel Salam, stated that the Yemeni people retain their right to self-defense, and they will give a strong counter-attack to the aggressor.
The ‘SANA’ news agency reported that the US military built a new airbase in the ‘Al-Yarubiya’ region, in the province of Hasakah, in order to expand their presence in the Syrian region ‘Al-Jazeera’ in order to plunder the oil and other resources. It was reported that the US forces are delivering equipment and materials to the airbase. They are erecting concrete barriers, building barracks and a road. The ‘SANA’ underlined that the presence of the US military in the Syrian territory is illegal.
3 The USA
Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, called for sanctions against Russia because of the alleged willingness of Russia to pay monetary rewards to the Taliban terrorists for the killing of the US troops in Afghanistan. Earlier the US Vice President Michael Pence announced that he never received such information about the Russian contacts with the terrorists in Afghanistan. The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, stated that despite the fact that Russia operates in Afghanistan contrary to the American interests, the general goal of the two countries is the same. He underlined that the USA and Russia are fighting the terrorism in the region. He added that he considers it necessary to identify and prosecute those who pushed this false information to the mass media regarding the alleged readiness of Russia to pay the Afghan terrorists monetary rewards for the killing of the US troops. Donald Trump called the publication of ‘The New York Times’, according to which some Russian military intelligence unit encouraged the Talibans to attack the international coalition troops in Afghanistan, to be a fake news.
The Myanmar’s Ministry of Information reported that 126 people died as a result of a landslide in the region in Kachin. 23 people were injured — they were taken to hospitals. The landslide occurred at around 08:00, local time. A representative of the rescue services reported that the landslide fell from a height of more than 300 meters. People can still remain under the rubble. The rescue operation continues.
«Azerbaijan is in favor of an expansion of the number of the participants in the OPEC+ deal» — said the Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan, Perviz Shahbazov, at the ‘Valdai’ international discussion club. «The stability of the oil market meets the interests of all its participants. In this regard, I consider it important to further expand the OPEC+ by calling new countries — other oil producers» — the minister explained. He underlined that Azerbaijan intends to continue to fulfill its obligations under the OPEC+ agreement.
The head of the Central Election Commission, Ella Pamfilova, announced in the informational center of the Central Election Commission, where the discussion of the results of the vote took place, that the vote on the amendments to the Russian Constitution is finished. The Central Election Commission processed all the protocols. 77.92% voted ‘in’ favor of the amendments to the Constitution. 21.27% voted ‘against’. The turnout was about 65%. Ella Pamfilova added that it is planned to summarize the official voting results of the central election commission on Friday, 3rd of July. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.