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16 October 2015 Military News

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  • Guardian Council approves JCPOA amid stormy Majlis session IRNA 16 Oct 2015 -- The Guardian Council gave its approval for the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Wednesday, one day after the Majlis (parliament) ratified the bill during an unusual stormy session.
  • JCPOA will go into effect in three days: Kerry IRNA 16 Oct 2015 -- The nuclear agreement that was reached in July will go into effect in three days, US Secretary of State John Kerry said during his visit to Indiana University.
  • IAEA Reports Iran is Co-Operating With 'Roadmap' to Full Nuclear Disclosure Sputnik 16 Oct 2015 -- The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) latest report on the completed roadmap clarifying past and present issues of Iran's nuclear program signals a successful process toward implementing the Iran nuclear deal, a diplomatic source said on Thursday.
  • UN refugee agency backs plan to boost protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change UN News 16 Oct 2015 -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has joined 110 nations to strengthen steps to protect people displaced across borders by disasters and climate change.
  • Turkey: Europe's Offer of Migrant Deal 'Insincere' VOA 16 Oct 2015 -- European Union leaders, at a meeting in Brussels, have agreed on a plan to offer Turkey $3.5 billion, together with visa-free travel and renewed accession talks, in return for stopping the flow of refugees and migrants into the EU. But the offer is getting a lukewarm reception in Ankara.
  • Burkina Faso: 'There must be justice' IRIN 16 Oct 2015 -- There can be no amnesty for any members of Burkina Faso's elite presidential guard found to be responsible for the deaths of 14 unarmed civilians and the wounding of hundreds more in the days following the 16 September coup. This is the message human rights groups and the Burkinabe people want heard loud and clear now that the country is back on the path of democratic transition.
  • Experts: Pyongyang's Overtures Raise Hope for Talks VOA 16 Oct 2015 -- Prospects for renewed talks with North Korea are rising as Pyongyang appears to moderate its behavior, U.S. experts say.



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