19:13 GMT 22.02.2018
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump's administration has decided that US troops fighting the Daesh terror group (banned in Russia) can remain in Syria indefinitely without new legal authorization from Congress, two newly published letters written by senior Pentagon and State Department officials informed.
15:49 GMT 14.12.2017
Damascus is seemingly not interested in the withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria, given the US military presence in the region, political analyst Hassan Hanizadeh, former editor-in-chief of the Iranian news agency Mehr News, has told Sputnik, adding that Tehran would pull out immediately at the request of the Syrian government.
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China has called on the West not to resort to military force in response to North Korean missile activity. Simultaneously, Beijing has urged Kim Jong-un to halt his nuclear program in exchange for Chinese protection. It comes as fears of military action the region are heightened following the US decision to send in an aircraft carrier group.
03:51 GMT 07.04.2017
US Defense spokesperson Eric Pahon said that the United States is considering a wide range of military action in Syria in the future, following the Thursday US missile strike against an airfield in Syria.
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Almost a third of Bulgarian residents, 32 percent, as well as 21 percent of Germans respondents, think that deploying additional NATO command units in Eastern Europe would weaken security in the region, a new poll conducted by Populus exclusively for Sputnik revealed Tuesday.