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02 June 2019 Military News

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  • Trump calls Mexico an 'abuser' of US, defends trade move Press TV 02 Jun 2019 -- US President Donald Trump has ruled out the possibility of holding talks with Mexico to resolve differences with the southern neighbor and accused the country of abusing the United States.
  • US Now Requiring Social Media Details From Most Visa Applicants VOA 02 Jun 2019 -- Nearly everyone applying for a visa to enter the United States will have to provide their social media accounts as well as other detailed personal information as part of the Trump administration's "extreme vetting" process for all immigrants and visitors.
  • Two killed at protest site as Sudan junta digs heels Press TV 02 Jun 2019 -- Sudanese security forces have opened fire, killing two protesters and wounding 10 others near a protest site in the capital Khartoum.
  • Forget Changing The System. Just Don't Build The Church Here: 'Localized' Protesting Poses A New Challenge To The Kremlin RFE/RL 02 Jun 2019 -- Eight years ago, it was "Stop Lying," and "Down With The Party Of Crooks And Thieves." Today, it's "We're For The Square," and "Close The Dump," and "Hands Off Our Pensions." As President Vladimir Putin closes in on his 20th year as Russia's preeminent leader, the Kremlin has effectively sucked the oxygen out of any viable, independent political opposition. It has neutered civic society and nongovernmental groups through the implementation of "foreign agent" and "undesirable organization" laws.
  • Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Phyongnam General Machine Plant KCNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the Phyongnam General Machine Plant.
  • Rouhani's statement to heads of Islamic states relayed to present delegations ISNA 02 Jun 2019 -- During the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit which was opened in Mecca on Friday and closed the next morning, two documents including the final communique and Palestine resolution which were passed in ministers' meeting, were approved.
  • Spokesman urges US to correct its anti-Iran policy IRNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday urged Washington to correct its anti-Iranian policy instead of playing with words.
  • Zarif : Talks with Iran not to work under pressure IRNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned the US against consequences of the economic warfare, saying negotiations with Iran will not work under pressure.
  • Pompeo: US ready to talk with Iran with no preconditions IRNA 02 Jun 2019 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US is ready to hold negotiations with Iran with no preconditions.
  • Pompeo Says U.S. Willing To Talk To Iran With 'No Preconditions' RFE/RL 02 Jun 2019 -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is willing to talk to Iran with "no preconditions" but will continue to pressure the country.
  • Signs of US retreat from pugnacity with Iran IRNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Washington's growing and worrying tensions over Tehran have plummeted in recent days, as we witness more flexible positions by the White House officials; decrease in the verbal abuses by Trump team and the conditional acceptance of INSTEX are among these signs.
  • Arak Heavy Water Reactor Facility to release latest report IRNA 02 Jun 2019 -- An informed source in the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced that reporters are slated to pay a visit to Arak Heavy Water Reactor Facility to prepare a report on its latest developments.
  • People to push enemies back until final victory: Iran's President ISNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Stating that athletes bring pride and liveliness to the country alongside medals, Iran's President stressed that the arena of sport must be the arena of unity in the entire Iran and the entire nation need to be united in sports and not let competitions bring about division.
  • Iran, Turkey to create new financial mechanism ISNA 02 Jun 2019 -- Iran and Turkey are reportedly planning to establish a joint bank to promote trade in the face of the US sanctions campaign against the Islamic Republic.
  • Playing with words no enough, US must change its practical stance: Iran Press TV 02 Jun 2019 -- Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says a game of words on the part of the United States is not important to Iran, but the Islamic Republic expects a change in Washington's general approach to the Iranian nation.
  • First shot fired in Persian Gulf will push oil to over $100: Iranian commander Press TV 02 Jun 2019 -- A senior Iranian commander has dismissed the United States' aggressive posturing against Iran, reasoning that any potential confrontation in the Persian Gulf would instantly increase oil prices to over 100 dollars per barrel, something that Washington and its allies would not be able to endure.
  • China releases white paper on its position on economic and trade consultations with U.S. People's Daily 02 Jun 2019 -- The State Council Information Office on Sunday issued a white paper to provide a comprehensive picture of the China-U.S. economic and trade consultations, and present China's policy position on these consultations.
  • China does not want but is not afraid of a trade war: white paper People's Daily 02 Jun 2019 -- The China-US commercial relationship serves as both the ballast and the propeller of the overall bilateral relationship. At stake are the fundamental interests of the two peoples, and the prosperity and stability of the world, according to a white paper released Sunday by the State Council Information Office.
  • US accusation of China IP theft, forced technology transfer unfounded: white paper People's Daily 02 Jun 2019 -- Accusing China of stealing intellectual property to support its own development is an unfounded fabrication, according to a white paper titled China's Position on the China-US Economic and Trade Consultations released by the State Council Information Office on Sunday.
  • China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown VOA 02 Jun 2019 -- China says Washington bears the "sole and entire responsibility" for the breakdown in trade talks earlier this month and that Beijing won't back down on matters of principle. In a defiant rebuttal of who is to blame, China released a white paper Sunday, arguing that it is the United States that has backtracked in the talks and that tariffs will not resolve the two country's trade issues.
  • China: 1989 Tiananmen Square Crackdown Was 'Correct Policy' VOA 02 Jun 2019 -- China on Sunday defended its deadly crackdown 30 years ago on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, saying it was "the correct policy."
  • China builds own part for rocket payloads Global Times 02 Jun 2019 -- China's new payload for its Long March-3A launch vehicles with all core materials manufactured domestically will hopefully usher in a new era where all launch vehicles use homegrown fairings, the state space vehicle developer said on Sunday.
  • Thousands Defy Police in Cameroon, Demanding Kamto's Release VOA 02 Jun 2019 -- At least 73 people have been arrested in demonstrations in Cameroon as thousands of supporters of Maurice Kamto, the man who says he won the October 7 presidential election, have defied a heavy police presence and are staging protests in several towns of the central African state. They are seeking the immediate release of their party leader, among other things, and scores of his supporters have been jailed since January.
  • International partners pledge $1.2 billion to help cyclone-hit Mozambique recover, 'build back better' UN News 02 Jun 2019 -- Donors have pledged an initial $1.2 billion to help restore livelihoods and rebuild infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced on Sunday.

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