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New Important Deal Looming for Eastern Ghouta and South East Syria by Jordanian-Iraqi Borders

By Shehab Al Makahleh • The agreement between the Syrian government and the armed opposition to cease hostilities in certain locations in Syria is seen as a principled success of the deal reached late June, that went into effect in July, on establishment of de-escalation zones in Eastern Ghouta …

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After the Initial Success of the Intra-Syrian Agreement, a New Important Deal Looming

As expected, the intra-Syrian agreement on a cessation of hostilities between the Syrian army and the armed factions in what was seen as a principled success of the deal could lead to ending the six-year war in Syria. Moscow explained that it was in contact with the American …

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President Xi Says China Loves Peace But Won’t Compromise On Sovereignty

Philip Wen and Ben Blanchard • BEIJING (Reuters) – China loves peace but will never compromise on defending its sovereignty, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday while marking 90 years since the founding of the People’s Liberation Army. China has rattled nerves around Asia and globally with its increasingly assertive stance …

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Turkey, Pakistan And Russia Pushing Toward Peaceful World

Polina Tikhonova • As Turkey turns its back on the West and seeks rapprochement with Russia, Pakistan has formally asked Moscow to help stabilize Afghanistan. Turkey, Pakistan and Russia are pushing toward a peaceful world with Turkey backing Moscow’s diplomatic initiative to resolve the Syrian conflict. Meanwhile, Pakistan, China and Russia working …

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Chinese Military Favors Stronger Ties with Russian Aerospace Forces

“Relations between the Russian and Chinese Air Forces are developing successfully”, said PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian BEIJING, July 31. /TASS/. Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) attaches great importance to developing relations with the Russian Aerospace Forces, PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian said at the opening …

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