Turkey will send their military to Libya
Walid Muallem, the Syrian Foreign Minister, said during an interview to the ‘RT’ that there is no trust between the members of the Syrian constitutional committee. He also underlined that he considers the judgement of the work of the committee based on the results of each round to be a mistake. On Friday, the special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Syria, Geir Pedersen, announced that he sees no reason in holding the next meeting of the small group of the Syrian constitutional committee in conditions when the agenda is not agreed upon.
The spokesman for the Turkish president, Ibrahim Kalyn, have announced that the Turkish parliament could consider using the Turkish armed forces in Libya. He added that the Turkish parliament is already working on such bill. On Saturday, 21st of December, the Turkish parliament ratified the memorandum on military cooperation, concluded with the Government of the National Consent of Libya. Earlier, the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan announced the possibility of sending the Turkish military to Libya, if the Libyan authorities turn to Ankara with such request.
In the Krasnoyarsk Territory, a Mi-8 helicopter of the ‘Kras-Avia Airlines’ was caught by a snow whirlwind during the take-off, and was forced to make a hard landing. The tail boom and the rotor blades were damaged. There were 24 people on board — 21 passengers — oil workers that were supposed to go on their shift — and 3 crew members. 16 people were injured, including the crew commander. 5 people were hospitalized, but no-one had serious injuries. 15 rescuers and 5 special vehicles are working at the scene of the event.
«The World Anti-Doping Agency is aware of the decision of the general meeting of the members of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency to disagree with the sanctions of WADA, and also aware of the intention to challenge the decision of the WADA Executive Committee» — TASS reports with a reference to the WADA press service. On Tuesday, the general meeting of members of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency accepted the recommendation of the RUSADA Supervisory Board to disagree with WADA sanctions. This decision will be sent to WADA before 30th of December, after which the WASA will file a dispute notice to the Sports Arbitration Court.