News Brief – June 25, 2019
The following report confirms what many independent minded observers have suspected. It also completely contradicts statements by President Trump, the hawks who are rooting for war with Iran and British Foreign Secretary, who has voiced his support for the U.S. response to the downing of the U.S. Global Hawk.
It appears that the U.S. is preparing to form some sort of military coalition against Iran, just as it once did against Iraq.
This wont end well and the statement by the Secretary of Russia’s Security Council means that Russia isn’t buying into the lies that are being used to justify the increasing U.S. belligerence over Iran. The big question now is to what extent Russia will support Tehran? Ed
Putin aide: downed U.S. drone was in Iranian airspace
Reuters – June 25, 2019
Russia has military intelligence that shows that a U.S. drone was in Iranian air space when it was shot down by Iran last week, Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council, said on Tuesday.
Speaking at a briefing for journalists in Jerusalem, Patrushev said evidence presented by the United States alleging Iran was behind attacks on ships in the Gulf of Oman was poor quality and unprofessional.