The United Kingdom is known to have been a major arms supplier to Saudi Arabia, a country which has been waging a bloody military aggression against its southern neighbor Yemen. Only recently, a newly-revealed report indicated that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had issued explicit directives, calling on the government to continue supplying the Persian Gulf monarchy with deadly weapons. Press TV has asked two experts why they believe the British government has refused to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia which has been blamed for massive human losses and the utter decimation of infrastructure in Yemen.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized American President Donald Trump’s recent decision on barring refugees as well as citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, saying the international fight against terrorism cannot make any excuse for imposing such a mass blockade.
Germany has made mistakes with an open-door policy that saw more than a million migrants enter Germany over the past two years.
The British prime minister says the United Kingdom and the United States must not intervene in other sovereign countries’ affairs in an attempt to “remake the world in our own image.”
Russia has reacted to recent anti-Moscow remarks by the UK defense minister, saying such talk is meant to divert attention away from the scandalous shortcomings of the British navy.
Britain has accepted that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to run for re-election in the event of a peace deal in Syria, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said, a major shift in British policy which London had pursued since the beginning of the conflict that Assad must go.
Police in Germany have carried out extensive searches and raids to hunt suspected members of a new far-right, terrorist organization, media reports say.
The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy has climbed to 14, with 17 people still missing under a mountain resort buried by tons of snow and rubble.
Sergey Lavrov said that there are positive signs of progress in the Syrian crisis settlement process.