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23 September 2018 Military News

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  • Global Leaders Assemble at 23rd International Seapower Symposium NNS 23 Sep 2018 -- Military leaders from more than 100 nations converged to discuss cooperative strategies for enhancing global security, order and prosperity at the chief of naval operations' (CNO) 23rd International Seapower Symposium (ISS) held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Sept. 18-21, 2018.
  • Chinese naval medical ship makes 1st visit to Venezuela Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- A Chinese naval medical vessel has traveled for the first time to the Venezuelan port of La Guaira, amid apparently growing ties between Beijing and Caracas.
  • China postpones military talks with US over sanctions Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- China has postponed joint military talks with the United States in protest against Washington's move to impose sanctions on the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems.

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  • Pashinian Supporters Grab Massive Lead In Early Voting RFE/RL 23 Sep 2018 -- Early results in the Yerevan municipal elections indicate the alliance backed by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian is cruising to a landslide victory in the first major test of the new Armenian leader's political strength.
  • Maldives Votes in Controversial Presidential Election VOA 23 Sep 2018 -- Voters in the Maldives cast their ballots Sunday in a controversial presidential election.
  • Norway Detains Russian Man On Espionage Charges RFE/RL 23 Sep 2018 -- Norwegian authorities say they have detained a Russian citizen on suspicion of illegal intelligence activities.
  • World offers sympathy to Iran over terrorist attack IRNA 23 Sep 2018 -- Lebanon, Egypt and Bolivia joined other countries to extend condolences to the Iranian people and government over the Saturday terrorist attack in the city of Ahvaz in the Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan.
  • IRGC: Terrorists to face unforgettable revenge IRNA 23 Sep 2018 -- The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in a statement condoled with the families of the martyrs of the Ahvaz terrorist incident, and assured the Iranian people that in the near future terrorists will face a deadly and unforgettable revenge.
  • Top military official: Iran to eradicate terrorists IRNA 23 Sep 2018 -- Chief of Staff of Iran Armed Forces condemned Ahvaz terrorist attack by arrogant mercenaries, and said that the armed forces are pursuing terrorists more determinedly than before.
  • Terrorists to face unforgettable revenge in near future: IRGC ISNA 23 Sep 2018 -- The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in a statement condoled with the families of the martyrs of the Ahvaz terrorist incident, and assured the Iranian people that in the near future terrorists will face a deadly and unforgettable revenge.
  • US envoy to UN denies Giuliani's claim that Trump wants 'revolution' in Iran Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is not seeking to overthrow Iran's government, denying claims by President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani that the US favored a "revolution" in Iran.
  • Iran in compliance with nuclear deal: British PM Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- British Prime Minister Theresa May says Iran is in compliance with its commitments under a nuclear deal it signed in 2015, stressing that the agreement should be kept alive.
  • US responsible for continuance of terrorism in world: Iran Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- Iran has rejected the annual reports by US Department of State on terrorism, saying the United States is responsible for the continuance of this scourge in the region and across the world.
  • IRGC vows 'unforgettable' revenge for Ahvaz terror attack Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the terrorists behind a bloody attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz will definitely face "deadly and unforgettable" revenge in the near future.
  • Rouhani: Iran ready to confront US, 'small mercenary states' Press TV 23 Sep 2018 -- President Hassan Rouhani says the United States wants to cause insecurity in Iran with the help of "small mercenary states" in the region, but that the Islamic Republic is ready to confront them.
  • Who Was Behind Deadly Attack In Iran? RFE/RL 23 Sep 2018 -- Iranian officials have accused U.S. allies in the region of being behind a deadly attack on a military parade in the southwest of the country that left 29 people dead and dozens wounded amid claims of responsibility by two groups -- an ethnic Arab separatist group and the extremist group Islamic State (IS).
  • Iran's Rohani Blames Gulf State, IRGC Vows Revenge For Deadly Attack RFE/RL 23 Sep 2018 -- Iranian officials have accused U.S. allies in the region of being behind a deadly attack on a military parade in the southwest of the country that left 29 people dead and dozens wounded amid claims of responsibility by two groups -- an ethnic Arab separatist group and the extremist group Islamic State (IS).
  • Pakistan's Khan Denounces India's 'Arrogant' Decision To Cancel Talks RFE/RL 23 Sep 2018 -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has denounced India's decision to cancel rare talks with Islamabad just one day after New Delhi said they would take place on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly.
  • Pompeo: US Would Win Trade War with China VOA 23 Sep 2018 -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vows the United States will be victorious in any trade war with China, a day before the Trump administration's latest tariffs on Chinese imports go into effect.



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