Trump’s decision on the Golan Heights caused protests in the EU || Breaking News, 27th of March
The Syrian representatives at the UN initiated an urgent assembly of the Security Council in connection with the US recognition of the Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights — Interfax reports. In Monday, Donald Trump officially recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The signing ceremony of the presidential declaration was held at the White House in Washington. It was attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was on a visit to the United States. This move of the United States provoked protests and condemnation in most countries of the world, including Washington’s allies, such as the EU and Canada.
Stef Blok, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, announced the end of the first trilateral meeting of Russia, the Netherlands, and Australia, on the situation around the crash of the Boeing MH17 in Donbas. At the same time, he refused to disclose the details of the negotiations, stating that in this matter “confidentiality is vital” — RIA NEWS reports referring to Bloomberg. At the same time, Stef Block assured: «We remain committed to the achievement of truth, justice and responsibility.» In September, the Russian Ministry of Defense presented new data that indicated Ukrainian involvement in the destruction of the Malaysian aircraft.
On Tuesday evening, the Israeli air forces attacked HAMAS military targets in the southern Gaza Strip once again, in response to the launch of a rocket at the Eshkol Regional Council, and the border disturbances — TASS reports while referring the statement of the press service of the IDF. Earlier, the Israeli military reported that on Tuesday evening they spotted the first, after a relatively long period of silence, rocket launch from the Gaza Strip aimed at Israel. This triggered the siren alarms in the Eshkol regional council that borders the Gaza Strip.
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the successful test of the latest anti-satellite missile — Interfax reports. According to him — during the test on Wednesday, the Indian military destroyed a satellite in low near-earth orbit, at an altitude of 300 km. «India conducted a successful anti-satellite missile test. Congratulations with the successful implementation of the Shakti mission!» — he announced. At the same time, he underlined that the test wasn’t directed against any country. According to him — India entered the «Super Space League». India became the fourth country after the United States, Russia and China, that tested anti-satellite weapons.
Turkish aviation struck the leadership of the Kurdistan Workers Party in Northern Iraq — TASS reports while referring to Anadolu. The Kurdish Organization is recognized as terrorist by Ankara. According to Anadolu, some of the people from the inner circle of the leader of the organization, Cemil Bayik, were killed. The operation was prepared jointly by the National Intelligence and the Army Command. The operational data was obtained on the whereabouts of the top of the organization in a village near the Iraqi-Iranian border. The air strike was done by F-16 fighters, on 21st of March. The agency reported about the operation only today.