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10 August 2019 Military News

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  • Hundreds Detained As Moscow, Other Russian Cities Stage Fresh Protests RFE/RL 10 Aug 2019-- MOSCOW -- Riot police are said to have detained more than 200 people in Moscow following an opposition protest that drew tens of thousands of supporters demanding that officials allow independent candidates on the ballot in upcoming municipal elections.
  • Tens of Thousands Demand Fair Elections at Moscow Rally VOA 10 Aug 2019-- Tens of thousands of people converged on central Moscow Saturday to protest the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the upcoming city council election.
  • VOA Exclusive: Navalny Deputy Calls Assets Freeze a Predictable, 'Psychological Projection' VOA 10 Aug 2019-- The fundraising chief for prominent Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny says a Moscow court's decision to freeze financial assets of the jailed activist's anti-corruption watchdog is a laughably predictable outcome that says more about the group's success in exposing widespread corruption than the money laundering charges it's now facing.
  • Trump Says North Korea's Kim Wants To Meet Again RFE/RL 10 Aug 2019-- U.S. President Donald Trump has said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to "start negotiations" after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end.
  • Trump Says Kim Ready to Start Negotiations as Soon as US-South Korea Drills Over Sputnik 10 Aug 2019-- US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a letter expressed his readiness to start negotiations with Washington as soon as US-South Korea joint drills were over.
  • Iran's power, not weakness, triggering US pressure: Zarif Press TV 10 Aug 2019 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States' policy of piling incessant pressure on Iran is mainly due to the fact that Tehran has grown more powerful over the past years.
  • US fears it's real image to be unveiled by Zarif IRNA 10 Aug 2019-- Few days after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's visit to New York, the US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions against him to cover up its failures.
  • China, France vow to enhance cooperation to ease tensions on Iran nuclear issue IRNA 10 Aug 2019-- China is willing to work with France to prevent further escalation of tensions on the Iran nuclear issue, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday in a phone conversation with Emmanuel Bonne, diplomatic counselor to French President Emmanuel Macron.
  • Iran's power, not weakness, triggering US pressure: Zarif Press TV 10 Aug 2019-- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States' policy of piling incessant pressure on Iran is mainly due to the fact that Tehran has grown more powerful over the past years.
  • Iran awards deal for development of South Pars gas field Press TV 10 Aug 2019-- An Iranian oil and gas company has won a contract for work on development plans at South Pars gas field, the world's largest which is located in the Persian Gulf.
  • Iran urges world bodies to act against US sanctions against Zarif Press TV 10 Aug 2019-- Iran's representative to international organizations based in Vienna has denounced the administration of US President Donald Trump over imposing sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, calling on the international community to take urgent action and confront the illegal move.
  • 'Iran Won't Hesitate': FM Zarif Slams Extra-Regional Coalition in Persian Gulf Sputnik 10 Aug 2019-- The US decision to build a maritime coalition to patrol the key sea route across the Strait of Hormuz has prompted outrage in Tehran, predicting it will result in more instability in the region. Tensions over the issue further escalated after reports of Israeli involvement in the matter, deemed a "clear threat" by the Islamic Republic.
  • China denounces "gangster logic" of US State Department spokesperson's remarks Global Times 10 Aug 2019-- A spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Friday denounced the remarks made by the U.S. State Department spokesperson on Thursday as a blatant slander against China, which has confounded right with wrong and again exposed U.S. gangster logic and hegemonic thinking.
  • Carrie Lam urges end to violence to lift Hong Kong out of economic plight Global Times 10 Aug 2019-- Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam has urged an end to violence to lift Hong Kong out of the economic plight.
  • The "silent majority" in HK should be silent no more! People's Daily 10 Aug 2019-- Extreme radicals have initiated violent activities in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and seriously violated the bottom line of "one country, two systems" principle, endangering the normal life and property of residents, disrupting the region's prosperity and stability, and challenging the authority of the government.
  • US, China step up war of words over Washington's role in Hong Kong unrest Press TV 10 Aug 2019-- A new war of words has escalated between Washington and Beijing after the Chinese media shared the news of a meeting between a Hong Kong-based US diplomat and leaders of the city's anti-government protesters.
  • Hong Kong Demonstrators Turn to Flash Mob-Style Protests VOA 10 Aug 2019-- It didn't seem to matter that police barred several protest marches Saturday, citing the fear of violence. Thousands of residents, furious with government indifference and harsh policing, fought battles throughout the city as they tried frenzied, urban guerrilla tactics to block roads, occupy the airport terminal, march en masse, participants shrugging off rounds of tear gas.



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