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03 July 2014 Military News

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  • China, South Korea Expand Economic Ties VOA 03 Jul 2014 -- China and South Korea agreed to expand economic ties and reaffirmed their commitment to a denuclearized Korean peninsula, as Chinese President Xi Jinping began a state visit to Seoul.
  • Following Abduction Talks, Japan to Lift Some North Korea Sanctions VOA 03 Jul 2014 -- Japan has agreed to lift some sanctions against North Korea, as the two countries continue talks on Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang.
  • FBI: Colorado Woman Had Plan to Aid ISIL, Wage Jihad VOA 03 Jul 2014 -- A 19-year-old Colorado woman, arrested in April and accused of providing material support to Islamic insurgents, told FBI agents several times that she wanted to take part in holy war overseas, even though she knew it was illegal, recently released federal court records show.
  • US Warns of Terrorist Attack on Ugandan Airport VOA 03 Jul 2014 -- The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned of a possible terrorist attack on Entebbe International Airport in Uganda.
  • Threat of attack to Uganda's Entebbe airport reported by US VoR 03 Jul 2014 -- The US warned its citizens in Uganda on Thursday about a 'specific threat' of an attack on Entebbe International Airport, which is near the capital Kampala, according to a message on the US Embassy website. It said information from Uganda's police indicated that the attack could take place between 9 pm and 11 pm local time on Thursday, adding that citizens planning to travel at that time might consider reviewing their arrangements.
  • Background Briefing on the P5+1/Iran Discussions US Dept. of State 03 Jul 2014
  • Iran, G5+1 wrap up opening session of sixth round of talks in Vienna IRNA 03 Jul 2014 -- The opening session of sixth round of talks between Iran and Group 5+1 wrapped up here on Thursday morning.
  • Iran Deputy FM: No agreement with G5+1, if Iran's red lines not met ISNA 03 Jul 2014 -- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister said the country would not reach a deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany if Iran's 'red lines' are not observed.
  • Iran-P5+1 resume nuclear talks in Vienna Iran Press TV 03 Jul 2014 -- Iran and six world powers have resumed talks over Tehran's nuclear energy program in the Austrian capital, Vienna.
  • Russia Launches Rokot Carrier Rocket with Three Satellites RIA Novosti 03 Jul 2014 -- Russia launched on Thursday a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three telecoms satellites from its northern Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry said.
  • Myanmar's Parliament Seeks to Repeal Military Veto VOA 03 Jul 2014 -- Myanmar's legislature is the cornerstone of its four-year-old civilian government, but reserves one quarter of parliamentary seats for appointed military representatives, giving them veto power over all constitutional amendments. The legislature is now considering amending the constitution to remove this veto power, which international observers say is a key step in affirming the country's transition to civilian rule.



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