Tymoshenko is against the negotiations with Russia
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the United States won’t allow Iran to continue the development of their nuclear program aimed to build nuclear weapons. While answering on a question about whether the US authorities have any information that Iran could advance in the development of the nuclear weapons — Mike Pompeo admitted that the Iranian threats from the recent weeks weren’t related to Tehran’s nuclear program — TASS reports. Recently, Iranian spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, announced that he doesn’t believe in the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan on the Tehran’s nuclear program.
A gang of terrorists, consisting of the former members of the armed groups that previously surrendered to the government army in southern Syria, attacked a military base in Jilin, near the provincial center of Deraa — TASS reports with a reference to the news website Al-Masdar. According to the source of the Al-Masdar — the terrorists took control over the base, seized the HQ, and took a group of officers as hostages. In exchange for the hostages — the terrorists demanded the Syrian authorities to release their former commander Haysam al-Hariri. He was recently arrested by the army intelligence. The high command of the Syrian forces has yet to comment on the events in Jilin.
By making an ultimatum to Turkey — the United States de-facto admitted their defeat in the negotiations on the purchase of the Russian S-400 AA missile systems. Earlier, the United States gave Turkey two weeks to cancel the purchase of the S-400s from Russia. It was clarified that otherwise Washington would exclude Ankara from the production program of F-35 fighters. The United States used the ultimatum as a pretext to impose sanctions, with which they had threatened Turkey during previous months. Despite all of this — Ankara announced that the deal on the S-400s is done, and it won’t be canceled.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will leave the post of the leader of the Conservative Party on 7th of June — RIA News reports. She was forced to make such announcement by her party members, including the members of the cabinet. They were dissatisfied with the renewed Brexit agreement with the EU, presented by Theresa May. The process of election of a new leader will officially begin after 7th of June. The main candidate at the moment is the former foreign minister Boris Johnson. He has already announced his plans to nominate himself. Such possibility is being also considered by the former leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leeds. Among other potential candidates are also the Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, and the Interior Minister Sajid Javid. Until a new leader is elected, which usually takes about six weeks, Theresa May will remain as
London doesn’t recognize the claim of Mauritius on the sovereignty over the Chagos Archipelago, and expresses disappointment with the discussion of this issue in the International Court of Justice and the UN General Assembly — the British Foreign Office announced. The representative of the British Foreign Ministry underlined that the status of the region as a British territory, as well as joint military facilities of the UK and the US in the Indian Ocean, are important for the maintenance of safety from terrorism, organized crime and piracy. He added that Chagos Archipelago has been under permanent British rule since 1814. “Mauritius never had sovereignty over it. We do not accept the claims. However, since 1965, we have made a long-term commitment to transfer the sovereignty over that territory to Mauritius, when this zone will no longer be needed for the defensive purposes. We do fulfill this commitment» — he explained.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.