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Trump Urges Republicans to Defend Him More Strongly on Impeachment

Trump Urges Republicans to Defend Him More Strongly on Impeachment

TEHRAN (defapress)- US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans to offer him a tougher defense on impeachment amid a few signs of GOP discontent with his administration.
Trudeau Set to Remain in Power But with Minority Government
Canada Election:

Trudeau Set to Remain in Power But with Minority Government

TEHRAN (defapress)- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to win a second term in Canada's parliamentary elections despite a series of scandals, but will have to form a minority government.
Netanyahu Announces Failure to Form Cabinet after Election Deadlock

Netanyahu Announces Failure to Form Cabinet after Election Deadlock

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he could not establish a new cabinet after the regime's President Reuven Rivlin asked him to try in the wake of a deadlocked election.
Trump ‘Fully Prepared’ for Military Action Against Turkey
Pompeo:

Trump ‘Fully Prepared’ for Military Action Against Turkey

TEHRAN (defapress)- US President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to use military force against Turkey if “needed”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared, qualifying the statement by insisting Washington prefers to use its “diplomatic powers”.
Iran, Russia Review Latest Developments in Persian Gulf

Iran, Russia Review Latest Developments in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Senior Iranian and Russian officials in a meeting in Moscow discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the Persian Gulf.
Trump Weighs Leaving Small Number of Troops in Syria

Trump Weighs Leaving Small Number of Troops in Syria

TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump is leaning in favor of a new Pentagon plan to keep a small contingent of American troops in eastern Syria to block the advance of Syrian and Russian forces into the region’s coveted oil fields, a senior administration official said on Sunday.
Bolivia's Morales Facing Fight as He Seeks Fourth Term

Bolivia's Morales Facing Fight as He Seeks Fourth Term

TEHRAN (defapress) – Bolivians vote Sunday to decide whether to give leftist President Evo Morales a controversial fourth term or turn their backs on the country's first indigenous leader.
South Korea, China to Hold First 'Strategic' Defense Talks in 5 Years

South Korea, China to Hold First 'Strategic' Defense Talks in 5 Years

TEHRAN (defapress) – South Korea and China will hold high-level defense talks this week, resuming an annual dialogue that has been suspended since its last session in 2014 due to tensions over Seoul's decision to host an advanced US missile defense system.
UK Brexit Delays Aimed at Weakening EU Positions
Russia:

UK Brexit Delays Aimed at Weakening EU Positions

TEHRAN (defapress) – Commenting on the UK parliament’s adoption of an amendment allowing to delay Brexit, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the delays in the process can be explained by London’s desire to weaken the positions of its European partners.
Troops Leaving Syria Will Be Assigned to Iraq, US Defense Chief Says

Troops Leaving Syria Will Be Assigned to Iraq, US Defense Chief Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – All of the roughly 1,000 US troops ordered to leave northeastern Syria will move to western Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.