The US train the terrorists in Syria
The head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria Rear-Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev stated that 27 terrorists surrendered to the Syrian forces. They were captured on the night of 13th to 14th of April when they tried to get out of the At-Tanf area. The terrorists planned to surrender to the government troops and return to their civilian lives. At the border of the 55-kilometer security zone they were attacked by a party from the radical groups, controlled by the USA. The surrendered terrorists reported that they were trained by the US Forces. «The US instructors trained them to carry out sabotage of oil and gas facilites and the pipeline infrastructure, as well as to organize terrorist attacks on the territory, controlled by the Syrian government forces» — end of quote.
The Kurdish TV channel ‘Rudaw’ reported that the Turkish Air Force attacked the shelters of the members of the ‘Kurdistan Workers Party’ in Iraq. An air strike was carried out near the village of Mahmur, 60 km south-west of Erbil. The air strike killed 3 women. The fortifications of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party near Ravanduz, 110 km north-east of Erbil, were attacked as well. During an air attack, 2 telecommunication towers were destroyed.
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The press service of the 5th US Navy fleet, stationed in Bahrain, reported on Twitter that «11 vessels of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps approached several US Navy ships, performing their missions in the international waters in the north of the Persian Gulf, on a dangerously close distance several times». It was reported that the Iranian vessels approached the US ships at a distance of about 9 meters. The press service of the 5th Fleet released videos and photos that show how several Iranian speedboats maneuver near the US navy warships.
The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that the Russian military experts checked, and participated in the treatment of 28 patients infected with the new coronavirus in the city of Nish. The Russian experts evaluated and analyzed the epidemiological situation in the medical institutions of the cities of Pancevo and Subotica. The Russian military doctors gave advices to the Serbian management staff and to the specialists from the military academy of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia, in which a patient reception center is being deployed. They also gave recommendations on the organization of the reception and sorting of the incoming patients.
The Japanese authorities announced an emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic all over the country until 6th of May. This decision was made on Thursday, during a meeting of the government HQ on the measures against the spread of the infection. «We urge the people of the country to not leave the homes without an emergency. We ask to refrain from traveling during the holidays» — the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated at the meeting. The emergency was announced on 8th of April in Tokyo and the nearby prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba, as well as in the prefectures of Osaka and Hyugo in the south-west of Honshu, and in the Fukuoka prefecture on Kyushyu.
The first exchange of PoWs of 2020 between Kiev and the republics of Donbass took place today. The exchange between the DPR and Kiev took place near the Mayorsk-Gorlovka checkpoint in the Donetsk region. 10 people returned to the republic. 9 people were given to Ukraine. The exchange between Lugansk and Kiev took place near a bridge near the settlement of Shastie. Lugansk gave 11 people, Kiev — 4. Four people, held by Kiev, refused to be exchanged since their homes and families are located on the territory controlled by Kiev. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.