USA and Canada has cancelled joint military exercises with Russia in Alaska because of the Ukrainian conflict. This was announced on Thursday, September 11, newspaper Fairbanks Daily News-Miner with reference to the representative of the United command of the aerospace defense of North America (NORAD) Charles Marsh.
The two-day exercise "Vigilant eagle" (Vigilant Eagle), which were to be held in August in anchorage with the participation of representatives of the self-defense forces of Japan, were cancelled by decision of the Pentagon leadership and the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper. The NORAD representative Ruth Castro reported RIA Novosti, that the preliminary decision to cancel the exercise was taken in March of joining Russia in the Crimea.
The annual exercise "Vigilant eagle" have been held since 2006. Exercises consist of two cycles: one year involved in the combat aircraft, the following year held command and staff and computer exercises. In 2013, the parties worked out the action in the air support aircraft, conventionally captured by terrorists.
Deploying armed forces in Europe, the United States initiated a new arms race and trying to impose a confrontational model of relations, similar to the cold war. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. According to her, it is about the long-term deployment of American forces in Europe.
The Supreme court of Egypt confirmed the illegality of the transfer of two Saudi Arabia located in Red sea Islands of Tiran and Sanafir. Thus was rejected the appeal of the Egyptian government in the administrative court's decision on the invalidity of a Treaty between Cairo and Riyadh.
In Pakistan, a group of peasants attacked the convoy of the Qatari Prince, hunting for a rare bird. The incident occurred in Balochistan province. 25 villagers armed with guns and knives, attacked the group, which was a relative of the Emir of Qatar. During the clashes three guards were injured.
Designer Marinko umicevic of the Republika Srpska (the state formation within Bosnia and Herzegovina), who sewed shoes for the future first lady of the United States Melania trump, will not fall to the inauguration ceremony of us President due to the fact that he was denied a visa.
The Minister of social policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva said that pensioners waiting for a shock to the pension reform. "The system is socially equitable, because for the President and for the ordinary worker are set to the same approach of calculation," the official said, adding that reform is needed.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree banning the import of goods and services for the needs of defense and security of the country if they have analogues in Russia and produced in countries outside the Eurasian Union. The list includes 123 positions. The ban did not get goods worth less than 50 thousand rubles.