🔴 BREAKING: Expelled Russian diplomats leaving London embassy.
🔴 BREAKING: ATF on scene at an explosion that occurred in Schertz, TX.
🔴BREAKING: Reuters – Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody in France over an investigation into campaign financing.
🔴 U.S. and North Korean reps will meet in Finland for “second-tier” talks on denuclearization, CNN reports this morning. Just don’t ask for “the meeting’s date, time, location or participants,” because that info is not available yet, according to the host country’s foreign ministry. – Guido Olimpio – Corriere della Sera
🔴 BREAKING: Russia fired a missile at the border of NATO. A ballistic missile which was fired from a Russian war ship landed in Zouf, West Idlib at the Syrian – Turkish border causing an huge explosion. No reports of casualties as of yet.
🔴 Regime forces opened artillery fire on a Turkish observation post near Mount Andan.
🔴 Unconfirmed reports that SAA forces fired a ballistic missle at a Turkish army position near Jisr al-Shoghour. Several Turkish soldiers are reported dead.
🔴 Turkish police seize radioactive material in anti-smuggling raid. – BBC
🔴 Turkish army closes the entrances and exits of Afrin city, Syria.
🔴 Also local sources are now reporting that several Turkish soldiers were killed due a SAA ballistic missle attack in the village of al-Zurf near Jisr al-Shoghour.
🔴 State Dept US state dept spox: “The U.S. is concerned over reports from Afrin City, Syria. The U.S. calls on all relevant actors operating in the northwest, including Turkey, Russia & the Syrian Regime, to provide access for international humanitarian organizations.” – state.gov
🔴 Russian nuclear submarines have quietly reached the Californian shoreline, in keeping with the Russian Defence Ministry. – attworldnews.com
🔴 Russia blocks U.N. Security Council meeting on human rights in Syria. – route overnewser.com
🔴 The South Korean Foreign Minister has reported that Kim Jong-Un has “given his word” on de-nuclearization, adding that it’s the first time the words have come directly from the North Korean leader. – EURONEWS
🔴 Construction underway near North Korea’s space satellite center.
🔴 “That’s a Wrap” Today’s Recap:
– USS Wasp Strike Group departed Okinawa with 2,300 marines for its first regional patrol since arriving in Japan earlier this year.
– The 23 expelled Russian diplomats departed the UK on a Russian IL-96 Diplomatic Flight.
– President Trump congratulated Russian President Putin on his re-election.
– Iranian National Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad was arrested for allegedly evading sanctions and funneling $115 million paid under a Venezuela construction contract through the U.S. financial system. – Via: Strategic Sentinel