Ukraine War: Ceasefire and OSCE observers at Russian checkpoints agreed at Berlin meeting ~ link ~ This could be a major breakthrough, or it could end up being just more BS. Only time will tell. I am concerned that they will meet again on July 5 ... a lot can happen in 3 days to derail any progress. Only time will tell...pray for peace!!! Stirling
A roadmap of measures that will point a way out of the Ukrainian crisis has been agreed during four-way talks between the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine, German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier said.
In their joint statement, the ministers called for the Contact Group to resume its work “no later than July 5 with the goal of reaching an unconditional and mutually agreed, sustainable ceasefire.”
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Early Tuesday, the West Bank homes of two Hamas members accused of involvement in the kidnapping were blown up by Israeli troops—the first such punitive demolitions since 2005. In Gaza, Palestinian sources said Israeli jets had carried out many as 40 air strikes since the bodies were found.
US troops will fly Apache attack helicopters in Iraq ~ link ~ Today, the Pentagon is rushing Apache attack helicopters to Baghdad, along with more Shadow drones, couching it as a move to prepare for a possible evacuation of the US Embassy.
Yet far from being focused on the embassy itself, officials say the US ground troops will be operating the helicopter gunships to “protect US interests” in and around Baghdad.