The state Department is aware of an incident with a rocket attack on the us Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday and said such attacks as a threat, told RIA Novosti the representative of the state Department.
The incident occurred a few hours after the US conducted a test of the Patriot air defense system on the territory of the Embassy in Baghdad that angered the Iraqi side, said channel Rudaw. In particular, the Vice-speaker of Parliament Hassan al-Kaabi, and head of the Committee on security and defence in the Parliament Mohammed al reed called the move "provocative", the TV channel.
The US intends to dramatically increase the degree of nuclear confrontation with Russia — this is with reference to own sources in the leadership of the Alliance according to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The publication claims that at a recent meeting of the defense Ministers of NATO adopted a new approach to nuclear deterrence and America's European allies are ready to place medium-range missiles. About what it threatens Russia and the world, in the material RIA Novosti.
Officially, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the press conference just said that the Alliance will strengthen air and missile defense. According to him, many NATO countries want to buy American patriot missiles capable of intercepting and destroying ballistic targets. He stressed that to stay in Europe, nuclear land-based missiles are planned.
Weapons, military equipment, equipment and ammunition — the Pentagon continues to equip, Shoe and clothe the Ukrainian army. The state Department approved the sale of 16 patrol boats on a record amount of $ 600 million. The U.S. Embassy in the Ukrainian capital announced the delivery of anti-tank missile systems Javelin, radios and other military equipment for 60 million. About how and why Washington is arming Kiev — in the material RIA Novosti.
Just with 2014, the United States spent on strengthening the Ukrainian defense almost half a billion dollars. Only this year has allocated 300 million, and 100 on lethal weapons. However, for 16 patrol boats Mark VI Kiev will have to pay.
Russia and Turkey agreed in principle to supply a second set of air defense systems s-400, said the head of the Secretariat of defense industry Ismail Demir.
Russia fulfilled in 2019, the first contract for the supply of Turkey's four battalions of s-400 in the amount of $ 2.5 billion. The contract includes also an option for another regimental kit.