The Rocket and Artillery formations of the Azerbaijan Army conduct live-fire exercises in accordance with the combat training plan for 2021, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan told Baku Tribune.
If being secular is a part of someone’s identity and is protected under international treaties and norms then why is the identity of a religious person not protected?
French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Elysee revealed in a statement on Monday, adding that the French head of state expressed concerns regarding the situation in Ukraine.
Switzerland defeated Bulgaria 4-0 Monday and finished at the top of the UEFA World Cup Qualifiers Group C table while Italy surprised everyone with a goalless draw against Northern Ireland and will go to playoffs, according to Anadolu Agency.
Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby (pictured) said on Monday that an Iranian navy helicopter came within "25 yards" from a United States USS Essex assault ship in the Gulf of Oman.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom hopes to "find a negotiated solution to the problems created by the Northern Ireland Protocol," adding that such a solution "still seems possible." However, he brought up the possibility of triggering Article 16, which would unilaterally suspend the deal, as a "perfectly legitimate part" of the protocol.
United States President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed "strategic and fundamental issues" during their virtual meeting, according to Chinese media. Biden also reportedly stated the US does not support Taiwanese independence in an effort to calm the recent tensions between Beijing and Washington over Taiwan. Xi warned China "will have to take decisive measures" if independence forces "cross the red line."
Russia is interpreting the recent visit of Norway's naval ship to the Arctic archipelago of Spitsbergen as a sign of the Nordic country's attempts to militarize the region, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday.
Major European stock markets finished this week's last trading day mostly higher, as the coronavirus pandemic resurged in several countries across the Eurozone prompting new concerns among investors.