China says it will join Russian military exercises this month along with Iran, Belarus and others

Chinese and Russian forces will take part in joint military exercises in southern Russia later this month along with troops from Armenia, Belarus, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan and others, China’s defense ministry announced Thursday.

The “Caucus 2020” drills will deploy wheeled vehicles and light weaponry to be flown to the drill location by China’s latest version transport aircraft, the ministry said in a news release. Source CBS

Romans-sur-Isère: The police officers violently attacked by twenty individuals after an intervention

Two police vehicles were damaged. The police have suffered many projectiles. Around 8:30 p.m. this Sunday evening, a police patrol had just intervened for a family dispute in the rue des écoles in Romans-sur-Isère (Drôme) when the officials were violently attacked by about twenty individuals. They were on their way to their car when they came across their attackers, some of whom were hooded. Source Actu17

‘Turkey will not compromise on rights in E.Med’

The Turkish defense minister said on Monday that “sacrificing our rights in the Eastern Mediterranean is out of question”.

“We have rights, concerns, and interests in the Eastern Mediterranean. Some countries are making counter moves and taking actions against them. We follow them with great patience,” Hulusi Akar said following the Distinguished Observer Day activities of the Mediterranean Storm — a five-day military exercise. Source Anadolu Agency