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China called the goal of the military exercises in the South China sea

Purpose of the recent exercises of the Chinese Navy in the South China sea is increasing the defense capability of the Chinese armed forces, they are not directed against any particular country, reads the statement of the Ministry of defense of the PRC.

Previously, China has announced plans to hold military exercises in the Paracel Islands in the South China sea from 1 to 5 July. Islands under the control of Beijing, are disputed territory between China, Taiwan and Vietnam. The Pentagon expressed concern about the teachings of China. According to authorities, the holding of military exercises in the disputed area of the South China sea "is counterproductive towards efforts to reduce tensions and maintain stability" in the region.

A witness in the impeachment trump will leave the army because of the "retribution" of the President

A witness in the case concerning the impeachment of the President of the United States Donald Trump Colonel Alexander Vindman retiring from the army after 21 years of service, as it believes that his future in the army "will always be limited" political retribution from trump and his allies, reports CNN TV channel with reference to the lawyer David Pressman.

In February, the White house dismissed the expert on Ukraine Alexander Vindman of the national security Council after he during the impeachment has testified against Donald trump.

The US is trying to undermine peace in the South China sea, said Chinese foreign Ministry

The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang, commenting on the recent teachings of U.S. forces in the South China sea, said at a briefing that Washington regularly tries to undermine peace and stability in the region and to drive a wedge in the relations of regional countries.

Earlier, the Pacific command of the U.S. armed forces announced that the US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan", as well as accompanying ships conducted exercises in the South China sea. Also, the exercise was attended by the strategic bomber Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.

Two US aircraft carrier conducted exercises in the South China sea

The US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan", as well as accompanying ships conducted exercises in the South China sea, said the Pacific command of the U.S. armed forces.

Also, the exercise was attended by the strategic bomber Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.

The United States confirmed the action of the mechanism for conflict prevention in Syria

No changes to the mechanism for conflict prevention between the military of the US and Russia in Syria is not, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Central command of US forces (CENTCOM).

"No change in the process of preventing conflict in Syria did not happen. The coalition (led by US) has been in direct communication with the Russian military to assist in air and land conflict prevention", - said the representative of the press service.

At the us base in Japan, where there was a fire, leakage of gas

A leak of chlorine gas occurred as a result of the warehouse fire with dangerous substances on the basis of the American armed forces of Kaden on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, no injuries, transfers TV channel NHK.

According to the command base, the fire happened at about 9 a.m. local time (03.00 GMT). The fire was extinguished after six hours. Injured in the incident.

The white house urged more governors to bring National guard

The white house urged more governors to bring National guard to suppress the riots.

"President trump demands action to protect American business and citizens. Seventeen thousand soldiers of the national guard deployed in 24 States, but as (Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff U.S. army) General (Brand) Millie, only two States have involved more than 1 thousand", - said at a press briefing press Secretary of the President of the United States kaley Makineni.

USA can send to Tunisia the military "because of Russia"

USA can send to Tunisia the subsidiary brigade troops, and claim that this is due to Russia, which they blame for meddling in the Affairs of the region, the report said the Africa command of the U.S. armed forces (AFRICOM).

The command reported that its head, General Stephen Townsend talked with the Minister of defense of Tunisia, Imed Hashi.

In the US, the court failed to resume the simplified construction of pipelines

The Federal U.S. court of appeals rejected the request of the administration of President Donald trump to renew a program for issuing permits for the construction of new oil and gas pipelines that may result in the postponement of the implementation of over 70 projects and result in losses to $ 2 billion for the companies, said on Friday the Agency associated Press with reference to the decision of the court.

The program permitting the engineering corps of the armed forces of the United States allows the construction of pipelines across rivers and marshland with minimal approval procedures if certain criteria are met. Conservationists challenged the program in the case of the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline between the United States and Canada.