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20 October 2018 Military News

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  • Pentagon Chief: US 'Cannot Accept' China's 'Militarization' in South China Sea Sputnik 20 Oct 2018 -- United States Defense Secretary James Mattis reiterated Washington's position on the South China Sea Friday, calling for Japan and South Korea to work with America in the sea to prevent a singular power from dominating its waters.
  • Syria demands int'l probe into US-led Coalition's attacks IRNA 20 Oct 2018 -- Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said the heinous crime committed by the illegitimate US-led Coalition in al-Sousa and al-Bubadran villages in Deir Ezzor countryside prove once again its disregard for international law.
  • 62 killed in US-led coalition airstrikes on Deir Ezzor IRNA 20 Oct 2018 -- At least 62 civilians were martyred in three new massacres committed by the US-led international coalition in the villages of al-Suseh and al-Bubadran in al-Bukmal region in Deir Ezzor southern countryside.
  • Russian officials discuss 'finally destroying' terrorists with Syria's Assad Press TV 20 Oct 2018 -- A senior delegation representing Russia's foreign and defense ministries has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss the country's situation, specifically the 'final destruction' of terrorists.
  • Russian Aerospace Forces Destroyed Over 122,000 Terrorist Targets in Syria Sputnik 20 Oct 2018 -- The Russian Aerospace Forces have carried out over 40,000 missions, including over 21,000 sorties during the night time, in the course of their operation in Syria, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the fifth ASEAN and Dialogue Partners Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM-Plus) in Singapore.
  • Some 88,000 Takfiri terrorists killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria in 3 years: Defense minister Press TV 20 Oct 2018 -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says almost 88,000 foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists have been killed in Syria ever since Moscow launched its counter-terrorism airstrikes against militant redoubts in the Arab country more than three years ago.
  • Daesh command center reduced to rubble in Iraq's Diyala: Report Press TV 20 Oct 2018 -- A high-ranking Iraqi security official says pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units have managed to completely destroy the command center of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the Arab country's eastern province of Diyala.
  • Accountability a key pillar for reconciliation in Myanmar: UN Envoy UN News 20 Oct 2018 -- Accountability and inclusive dialogue are two important pillars for national reconciliation in Myanmar, said the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General (SESG), Christine Schraner Burgener in a statement released on Saturday, adding that "credible fact-finding is the first step towards accountability."
  • UN to South Sudan Rebels: Free Abducted Civilians VOA 20 Oct 2018 -- The U.N. rights chief is urging the Sudan People's Liberation Army In-Opposition to free hundreds of civilians they abducted in South Sudan's Western Equatoria region between April and August. A report by the U.N. Mission in South Sudan and the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Office documents horrific cases of abuse and suffering experienced by civilians in the region.

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