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11 August 2019 Military News

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  • Afghan president calls for lasting, national peace People's Daily 11 Aug 2019 -- Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday called for the end of war and the return of viable peace in his militancy-battered country.
  • Afghan president: Our future cannot be decided outside Press TV 11 Aug 2019 -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he does not want outsiders to meddle in Afghanistan's internal affairs, as the United States attempts to negotiate a deal with the Taliban militant group.
  • Afghanistan's Fate 'Can't Be Decided Outside,' President Says RFE/RL 11 Aug 2019 -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has rejected foreign interference and called for the presidential election to be held next month as planned, amid talks between the United States and the Taliban aimed at bringing the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan to an end.

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  • Wingman drones become new trend for fighter jets Global Times 11 Aug 2019 -- With both the US and Russia announcing in the past week new progress in the development of drones that could accompany manned fighter jets in combat, Chinese experts said on Sunday that such wingman-style drones are a trend that China should not fall behind.
  • DPRK top leader guides test-fire of another new weapon People's Daily 11 Aug 2019 -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has guided the test-fire of another new weapon, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday.
  • North Korea's Kim Personally Oversaw Saturday's Test of 'New Weapon' - Reports Sputnik 11 Aug 2019 -- North Korea's chairman Kim Jong-un personally oversaw the test-fire of a "new weapon" that took place on 10 August, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday.
  • Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Guides Test-Fire of New Weapon KCNA 11 Aug 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 DPRK, guided the test-fire of a new weapon on August 10.
  • Turkey mulling purchase of Russian Su-35 jets: Turkish daily Press TV 11 Aug 2019 -- Turkey is reportedly considering the possible purchase of Russian Su-35 fighter jets after Washington suspended Ankara's membership in its F-35 program.
  • Crash of Army Watchkeeper drone embarrasses UK MOD Press TV 11 Aug 2019 -- Reports that one of the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) flagship drones crashed after it "landed beyond its planned touchdown point" will do little to assuage concerns about British Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) programmes.

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