Explosion occurred at a kindergarten in the chinese city of Fengxian

16.06.2017, China.

On June 15 an explosion occurred at a kindergarten in the Chinese city of Fengxian, Interfax informed citing government media of the People’s Republic of China.

Local Chinese officials said that the investigation was underway, but couldn’t provide any data on victims of the explosion. According to the reports of the local officials, the blast struck at around 5 p.m. at the building of a kindergarten in eastern China in Jiangsu province. Cause of the accident has not been revealed. Local media has already published some images of the accident, as well as non-official information on victims.   Continue reading

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Iran’s Foreign Ministry denounces the US response to terrorist attacks in Tehran

08.06.2017, Iran.

Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, criticized the US on Twitter on June 8.

An ambivalent reaction of the US authorities to the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran caused the indignation of the Iranian diplomat.

“Repugnant WH statement & Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by US clients.Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship,” said Javad Zarif.

The US President expressed his condolences to the people of Iran earlier, after the terrorist attack on Tehran.  At the same time, Donald Trump noted that the countries that sponsor terrorism risk falling victims to the evil they promote.  Meanwhile, it was reported that the US Senate is considering to draft a law on additional sanctions against Iran. Continue reading

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Construction of missile defense system in South Korea on hold until environmental impact assessment

07.06.2017, South Korea.

When speaking to journalists in Seoul, a representative of the administration of the President of South Korea announced that the construction of the American missile defense system in South Korea is suspended because an environmental hazards assessment is necessary, TASS news agency reported June 7.

According to the South Korean law, it is necessary to conduct an environmental assessment when building military facilities which occupy an area of more than 330 thousand square meters. In order to speed up the construction of the missile defense site, the country’s defense ministry tried to cheat: the territory for construction was divided into sections which were supposed to be gradually given to the American side for the construction of military facilities. Continue reading

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