🔴 More than 8 years after the first emergency bailout for Greece, the Eurogroup has reached a deal for the exit:
– 10 year extension on EFSF loans
– 10 year deferral on interest payments
– Final €15 billion tranche
🔴 Trump confirms he’s planning to meet with Russia President Putin and other leaders soon.
🔴 SIRIA: Report di un raid aereo su posizioni governative presso al Tanf. Da verificare.
🔴 Secondo un’indagine di PEW Research l’Italia è il Paese europeo dove sono più numerosi coloro che vorrebbero meno immigrati. In Italia gli immigrati sono circa il 7% della popolazione – dato EU Eurostat 2017
🔴 La Turchia ha ricevuto il suo primo caccia F-35 dalla LM in Texas. Nonostante il voto del Senato USA i turchi confidano di importare i primi due esemplari operativi il prossimo anno.
🔴 La crisi di governo in Germania sembra prendere corpo… Il ministro dell’Interno Seehofer sfida Angela Merkel: mi dovrei dimettere? Allora… si rompe la coalizione??? 😆
🔴 Maybe this is the beginning of something big. But it started off small…
Trump Got Nearly Nothing From Kim Jong Un. – defenseone.com
🔴 Senate appropriators adopt amendment to foreign aid bill forbidding transfer of F35s to Turkey if it goes ahead purchase of Russian S400 missile defense system.
– If US cancels deliveries of F35 to Turkey what will that do to the relationship and especially would it cause Turkey to demand the US removes the TPY-2 radar which is part of NATO BMD and US EPAA ?
– If TPY2 goes, what happens to NATO BMD ?
🔴 State Dept US state dept spox: “The United States remains deeply troubled by reports of increasing Syrian Regime operations in southwest Syria within the boundaries of the de-escalation zone negotiated between the United States, Jordan, and the Russian Federation”
🔴 Hamas takes responsibility for firing a mortar towards an IDF base near the Gaza border today. IDF denies such an incident occurred.
🔴 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff Gen. Dunford spoke Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano by phone Wed. & “discussed the current security environment in the Pacific region following the Singapore summit” according to the joint staff.
🔴 Sec Def Mattis says it will take an act of Congress to create Space Force: “it’s going to require legislation and a lot of detailed planning and we’ve not yet begun. I mean, we’ve clearly got to start the process.” Says he’ll discuss with NSA John Bolton Friday.
🔴 Sec Def Jim Mattis says he is “not aware” of any North Korean steps towards denuclearisation, saying “detailed negotiations have not begun”.
🔴 Iron Dome entered operational service in early 2011, and since then has been the most used missile defense system in the world. To learn more about Iron Dome, click.
🔴 National Selfie Day