The U.S. has transferred two Island-class patrol boats to Ukraine and plans to send three more to help boost the country’s navy, which is heavily outgunned by Russian forces.
The two Gulf Arab countries will deposit $500 million with the Sudanese central bank and send the rest in the form of food, medicine and petroleum products, their state news agencies said in parallel statements.
Chilean Senator Alejandro Navarro said that only when the CIA declassifies information around the failed coup in Venezuela over the weekend will the public will know that Trump convinced Piñera to “make a fool of himself.”
„In 20 years, when the CIA declassifies this coup operation (in Venezuela) will we know what Trump offered Piñera to make a fool of himself for this trip, leaving Chile and the southern forest fires abandoned,“ said Navarro Monday during an interview.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has stated on its certified Twitter account that they have noticed „some people not affiliated with Red Cross Colombia and Red Cross Venezuela wearing Red Cross emblems at Colombia-Venezuela and Brazil-Venezuela border.“
The international organization has urged these people “ to stop doing this. They might mean well but they risk jeopardizing our neutrality, impartiality & independence.“
23. Feb. 2019
Russia and China on Thursday abstained from an annual United Nations Security Council vote to extend approval for cross-border humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria because Moscow said the four-year-old authorization was “divorced from reality.”
New U.N. guidelines on humanitarian aid for North Korea are expected to provide a much-needed boost to efforts to help the country’s people in need, government officials here said Tuesday.
India has for the first time embarked on an initiative to build convention centers in 21 African countries, India’s Economic Times reported. Strategic suspicion has prompted some people to read too much into China and India’s respective cooperation with Africa. But if suspicion can be set aside, China and India can form an alliance with other parties to write new stories in Africa.