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Zarif said that Iran has never taken seriously the statements of Bolton

Iran has never taken seriously the statements of the former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton on Russia's attitude to Iran in the Syrian issue, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Informed Bolton in his memoirs said that at the meeting in the Kremlin in June 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin assured that Russia is not interested in the presence of Iranian troops in Syria, but, on the one hand, could not affect their withdrawal from the country as the United States, and, on the other, is not going to replace them in the Syrian conflict.

Trump said that he doesn't want US withdrawal from NATO

The US President Donald trump said in an interview with columnist mark Thyssen, she did not want the withdrawal of the United States from NATO, but the allies have to pay fees.

According to his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," former White house adviser on national security, John Bolton, trump wanted to threaten NATO leaders at the summit in 2018, the US withdrawal from the Alliance if they are to pay contributions of 2% of GDP. According to him, after that he talked about the threat of a trump to withdraw from NATO Secretary Mike Pompeo, they decided to convince him to stay in the Alliance, but possibly reducing the contributions of the United States. In the end, in his speech, trump did what you advised him to Bolton, he declared his support for NATO, but criticized the countries of the Alliance, which is still a small defense budgets.

Lavrov commented on the book of Bolton

The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had not read the book itself, the former national security Advisor of US President John Bolton, but only a description of the individual plots, but noted that some things in it embellished.

"I don't read the memoirs of John Bolton, but read, of course, the description of individual scenes that went into this book. Well, it is clear that Bolton has its own view on Russian-American relations and the American mission in the world, on how America should treat the world order and how this order has to be," Lavrov said during an online session, "Primako readings."

The US has accused Russia of violating arms control

The US advocated the establishment of an effective international system for arms control and against the tripartite arms race with Russia and China, said RIA Novosti the representative of the state Department.

On Friday the Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin said that for a long period of time the United States carried out a consistent policy of denying its obligations in the sphere of arms control to provide the conditions for military dominance.

The expert commented on the U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty

US withdrawal from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty) gave himself a free hand against China and the deployment of missiles in Asia, according to the Deputy Director of the Center for comprehensive European and international studies, faculty of world economy and international Affairs NRU HSE, member of the RIAC (Russian international Affairs Council) Dmitry Suslov.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin said that Russia does not consider China's activities in the missile field as a security threat and reason for the destruction of the INF Treaty. Also, according to him, the statements of former adviser to the US President for homeland security John Bolton on the increasing threats from China are commonplace misrepresentation of the facts.

The U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty was planned in advance, said the Ministry of defence

The US withdrawal from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty) was planned in advance is groundless to accuse Russia of violating the agreement, told reporters Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin.

He was commenting on former adviser to Donald trump on national security John Bolton, who wrote in his memoirs that Russia allegedly supported the American arguments about the loss of relevance of the INF Treaty.

In Finland I doubt the veracity of the quotes Bolton about trump

The Ambassador of Finland in Russia Mikko Hautala, which from 1 September will move to Washington, questioned the veracity of the quotes in the memoirs of ex-White house adviser John Bolton that the American President Donald trump questioned whether Finland is part of Russia.

The current Ambassador of Finland in Russia Mikko Hautala appointed Ambassador to the United States. In Moscow, he was as chief of mission in 2016.

The expert assessed the decision of the court of London in a dispute over the gold of Venezuela

The decision of the court of London in a dispute between the Bank of Venezuela and Bank of England about the return of gold bullion, based on a policy of non-recognition by great Britain of the government of Nicolas Maduro, is an open interference in the internal Affairs of Latin American countries, said RIA Novosti President and member of Executive Committee of Russian Association of international law Anatoly Kapustin.

London's high court in a dispute between the Bank of Venezuela and Bank of England about the return of gold bullion to 930 million euros held in the United Kingdom, recognized the legitimacy of the presidency, opposition leader Juan Guido, who illegally declared himself head of state. The Central Bank of Venezuela has declared that will appeal against the decision of the court of London.

The court blocked the publication of a book niece trump

The court in new York ordered to suspend the publication of the book is the niece of the President of Donald trump, Mary, told Politico, citing the court's decision.

Judge Hal Greenwald in Poughkeepsie, issued a temporary order prohibiting the book's publication at the request of the President's brother, Robert trump. He claims that the book violates the confidentiality agreement entered into with the heirs of the father of Robert and Donald — Fred trump died in 1999.

Again the Americans mete Russian for myself — and to the detriment of their interests

What Americans know about Afghanistan? The fact that over the 18 years of war in this country, the U.S. has lost nearly 2,500 people were killed — casualties of Afghans did not really known, but is estimated by many tens or even hundreds of thousands. America has spent trillions of dollars on the Afghan operation — and for many years trying to get out of there.

At first I wanted to go, to stay — retaining effect and a few military bases, now in principle ready to just walk away. In late February, the United States has even signed an agreement on the withdrawal of troops with the very same Taliban for the overthrow of which they invaded the country in late 2001. The Taliban now control most of Afghanistan and quietly waiting for the Americans to leave their country to return to Kabul. But before leaving Washington wants to see the beginning of the reconciliation process, to cooperate with the American invaders, the Afghans have agreed with those who do not recognize the us occupation, that is with the Taliban. The negotiations that were to begin shortly after the February agreement still has not started, and it is from their results depends on the timetable for the withdrawal of American troops.

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