Monthly Archives: May 2022

2022-05-31: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO nations' heads of military intelligence, Ukrainian counterpart, held secret meeting in Prague. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Czech News AgencyMay 30, 2022 Chiefs of NATO secret military services met in Prague last week Heads of military intelligence services of NATO countries met in Prague last week and allies joined the meeting too, as well as their Ukrainian counterpart who attended via videoconference, military intelligence spokesman Jan Pejsek told ƒåTK today. The event …

Staff (2022-05-31). Crossroads of three continents: NATO chief, Spanish king hail 40 years of NATO's global conflicts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 30, 2022 Speech by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the ceremony marking the 40th Anniversary of Spain's accession to NATO Your Majesty, Prime Minister, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is really an honour and pleasure to be here today with you to celebrate 40 years of Spain within the NATO Alliance. And I …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey invokes NATO's Article 5 to oppose Finnish, Swedish accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Upshot: NATO must support Turkey's wars in Iraq and Syria, and of course its war against the PKK in Turkey itself. ==== Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Nordic states' admission to NATO risk for alliance: Erdogan The admission of Sweden and Finland to NATO entails risks to Turkey's security and the future of the alliance, …

Staff (2022-05-31). Military at NATO level: Japan "can't be onlooker" in U.S. vs China/Russia conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 31, 2022 Japan may need to boost defense costs to 10 tril. yen: think tank Japan may need to increase its annual defense costs to as much as 10 trillion yen ($80 billion) from the current nearly 6 trillion yen to deal with China's growing military threat, a Defense Ministry think tank said …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO holds air attack exercise in Slovenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air Command Slovenia hosts tenth JTAC exercise Adriatic Strike From May 29 to Jun 3, the Republic of Slovenia will host the multi-national live-fly Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) exercise Adriatic Strike 2022 for the tenth consecutive time. The Slovenian Armed Forces will host around 6 participants from 25 Allied and Partner nations bringing …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO Parliamentary Assembly pushes Georgia's membership, subjugation of Abkhazia, S. Ossetia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 31, 2022 NATO discusses Ukraine war, strengthening alliance in Assembly involving Georgia's Parliamentary delegation …Ukraine [and] strengthening NATO and adapting it to the growing threats were discussed in a Parliamentary Assembly of the alliance in Vilnius between Friday and Monday, with the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of Georgia involved. Led by Irakli Beraia, …

Staff (2022-05-31). 45 ships, 75 planes: NATO Baltic war games begin in five days. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Naval Striking and Support Forces NATOMay 30, 2022 BALTOPS 22 to kick off in June Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22, the 51st iteration of the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place from June 5-17. Fourteen NATO Allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel will …

Staff (2022-05-31). U.S. senator's surprise visit to Taiwan triggers massive Chinese military response. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Duckworth formerly represented a congressional district west of Chicago. Her mother is ethnic Chinese from Thailand; her father, who served in both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in World War II and the Vietnam War, boasted that members of his family had fought in every American armed conflict since the Revolutionary War. She herself …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey has fought wars for NATO for 70 years: Erdogan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 31, 2022 Erdogan: "Turkey has been a stabilising power and a force for good in Caucasus" Turkey has been a proud and indispensable NATO ally for 70 years, said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish President in an article published in "The Economist", APA reports. Our country joined the alliance in 1952, having sent …

Staff (2022-05-31). As Ankara threatens France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The alliance of democratic states. Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Turkey summons French, German envoys over PKK activities Turkey has summoned ambassadors of France and Germany over the activities of the terrorist organization PKK on their territories, warning all NATO members, as well as Sweden and Finland, who wish to join the alliance, to end …

Staff (2022-05-31). After use in Ukraine, "whole world is a customer" for Turkish combat drone. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com InsiderMay 30, 2022 'The whole world' is racing to buy the drones that have helped Ukrainians obliterate Russian tanks and missile launchers, their designer says "The whole world" wants to buy the Bayraktar TB2 drone, its designer recently told Reuters. Turkish firm Baykar Technologies designed the aerial weapon, which launches laser-guided missiles. The drone has …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkish party leader demands twelve Greek islands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 MHP leader warns against US bases in Greece Nine military bases established by the United States in Greece are a threat to Turkey's national security, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahàßeli said on May 31. "With its harassment and provocations, Greece is playing with fire," Bahàßeli said addressing …

Staff (2022-05-31). Georgian ruling party continues to resist broader war in former USSR. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerMay 30, 2022 Military Support for Will not be Considered, Irakli Kobakhidze Says Georgian Dream chairman Irakli Kobakhidze told the press the Ukrainian government is in a state of diplomatic demarche towards Georgia. According to him, the visit of the Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili at such times is connected with obstacles. When asked by …

Staff (2022-05-31). Germany to invest ‚Ǩ100 billion to make Europe's biggest army. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Germany's plan to invest a whopping 100 billion euros ($107.35 billion) into its military will allow Berlin to significantly expand its fighting force, Chancellor Olaf Scholz told local media on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). France asks Iran to answer IAEA's questions: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — After the contents of an IAEA report on Iranian nuclear activities allegedly leaked to the media on Monday, the French Foreign Ministry called Iran to answer the IAEA questions in a Tuesday meddlesome statement.

Staff (2022-05-31). Raeisi calls for expanding Iran-Croatia cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi in a message to his Croatian counterpart called for expanding the relationship between Iran and Croatia in various fields.

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey, UAE discuss coop. on military training, defense. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced that his country discussed bilateral and regional issues, as well as cooperation on military training and the defense industry with the UAE.

____ (2022-05-31). Kazakh trade-economic delegation to visit Iran late June. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — An official in charge of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) announced that a trade and economic delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan will visit Iran in late June to cement bilateral trade ties.

Staff (2022-05-31). Germany calls for releasing two Greek tankers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — The German Foreign Ministry called for the release of two Greek tankers, which were seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards due to entering the Persian Gulf waters illegally.

Staff (2022-05-31). Ball in Washington's court in Vienna talks, Russia envoy says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Referring to the pause of the Vienna talks since March 10, the Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov says that the ball is in Washington's court.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). Gazprom to cut gas supplies to Danish Orsted, German Shell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Russian company Gazprom said on Tuesday it would cut off gas flows to Denmark's Orsted, as well as to Shell Energy for its contract on gas supplies to Germany, after they failed to make payments in roubles.

Staff (2022-05-31). Gazprom confirms suspension of gas supplies to Netherlands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Gazprom has confirmed the complete suspension of gas supplies to the Netherlands' GasTerra B.V. due to failure to pay in rubles, the Russian gas holding said in a statement on Tuesday.

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2022-05-30: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-30). Why is Eritrea Supporting Russia? journal-neo.org After the Russian Federation launched a special military operation to de-Nazify Ukraine, there have been quite a few participants in the international community who turned out to be ready to openly support the Kremlin. A new force has appeared among those that always approve of Russia's actions (Belarus, Syria, and North Korea) &#1 ; a small …

_____ (2022-05-30). Can the Conflict with Turkey over NATO Enlargement be Resolved? journal-neo.org The conflict between the "collective West" and Turkey, due to Washington's active desire to enlarge NATO by adding Sweden and Finland to the alliance, has not subsided in recent days and makes further action on this track by Ankara increasingly problematic. Furthermore, not everyone in NATO countries is enthusiastic about the enlargement of the alliance, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-30). US Maintains Biolabs in Indonesia. libya360.wordpress.com Lucas Leiroz After the Russian reports concerning biolabs in Ukraine, the topic of bioweapons research has gained global notoriety, resulting in great scrutiny. It did not take long to realize that Eastern Europe is not the only region on the planet chosen by the US to operate this type of clandestine activity. Now, evidence points…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-30). Henry Kissinger's Message on Ukraine at Davos: Is Charon Preparing to Retreat? libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara Recently, the sadly known, Henry Kissinger during an intervention via virtual at the World Economic Forum in Davos pointed out "peace negotiations (between Russia and Ukraine) must begin in the next two months, before tensions develop that cannot be easily overcome. The ideal solution would be a return to the "status quo ante"….

_____ (2022-05-30). Recent Revelations About Ukraine's Illegal Arms Projects Highlights Other Major Shifts in the World. journal-neo.org Earlier this year Russia alleged that Ukraine and the United States were developing biological weapons. The development of these weapons has been banned since the signing of a convention on the topic in 1971. These reports are all dismissed by the Western mainstream media that alleged it was Russian disinformation. Unfortunately for the Western media …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-30). Europe main loser in Ukraine conflict: Russian FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that the main loser in the Ukraine conflict is Europe.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-30). Erdogan invites Putin to visit Istanbul amid Ukraine conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — Turkish President Erdogan held a phone call with his Russian counterpart Putin on Monday to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

Staff (2022-05-30). Iran to set up IHIT office in Armenia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iran's Vice Presidency of Science and Technology announced that the Iran House of Innovation and Technology (iHiT) will be established in Armenia.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-30). Azeri, Tajik presidents offer condolences to Iran on Metropol. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a message of condolences to the President of Iran Ebrahim Raeisi on the losses of lives in the Metropol building collapse.

Staff (2022-05-30). Iranian cartoonist shines at Turkish Intl Cartoon Competition. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — Iranian cartoonist Mohammad Hossein Akbari won the first title at the 1st International Cartoon Competition with the theme of "Ecological Lines" in Turkey.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-30). Damascus reacts to Turkey's actions in northern Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — The Syrian foreign ministry reacted to Turkish military's actions in northeastern Syria, saying that Damssucs strongly opposes the Turkish military moves in northeastern of the country.

Staff (2022-05-30). VIDEO: Moments when IRGC seizes two Greek ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — The IRGC released Mon. a video of its seizure of two Greek oil tankers in Persian Gulf waters in a tit-for-tat move for the unlawful detention of an Iranian oil tanker by Greece and handing it over to the US.

____ (2022-05-30). Amir-Abdollahian congratulates Croatian National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a message on Monday congratulated his Croatian counterpart, Gordan Grliƒá Radman, on the occasion of Independence Day of Croatia.

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