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Britain suspends arms exports to the Turkish regime

On October 15, British Foreign Secretary Dominique Rapp said that his country will suspend licenses to export new weapons to the Turkish regime over its aggression on Syria.

“The UK government shoulders its responsibilities for monitoring the export of arms seriously,” Rapp told Reuters in the Parliament.

 “No other export licenses will be granted to Turkey for equipment that may be used in military operations in Syria,” Rapp added.

The Financial Times said that the British government intends to review all arms export licenses to the Turkish regime over its aggression on Syrian territory.

Noamkin: Russia's priority is to ensure respect for the unity and sovereignty of Syria

Russia's priority is to emphasize the need to respect the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria, VitalyNaumkin, Scientific Director of the Russian Oriental Institute announced.

 In an interview with SANA correspondent in Moscow today, Naomkin said that the United States and Turkey violate Syria's sovereignty by occupying areas there.

 Noamkin criticized the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, calling on the Turkish regime to implement its obligations as one of the guarantors of the Astana process.

Kais Saied Declared Winner of Tunisian Presidential Election

TUNIS- The Higher Electoral Commission in Tunisia announced on Monday that Kais Saied has won the second round of presidential election in Tunisia.

Exit polls gave the 61-year-old independent candidate Kais Saied, a former professor of constitutional law, a landslide victory in the October 13 presidential runoff election over businessman and Qalb Tounes party president Nabil Karoui (56), according to Agence Tunis Afrique Presse.

Kais Saied was given 76.9% of the votes while Nabil Karoui got 23.11%, the agency said.

Rouhani: Turkish Military Operation in Northeast of Syria Unacceptable, Destabilizes the Entire Region

 TEHRAN, (ST)- President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has stressed that the Turkish aggression on the Syrian territories in the northeast of the country is unacceptable as it further destabilizes Syria and the entire region.

In a press conference on Monday, Rouhani called on the Turkish regime to stop its attacks on Syria, reiterating that all should respect Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity. He called for maintaining the Astana process as it is the right path to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Austrian parties call for a halt of arms exports to the Turkish regime

Head of the Austrian Freedom Party Norbert Hoover called on the international community to stop all arms exports to the Turkish regime because of its aggression on Syrian territory.

Hoover, in a statement quoted by the Austrian news agency, called on the international community to stop the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, which is in violation of the international law and to ensure the cessation of all arms shipments to Turkey.

Hoover pointed out that Austria stopped arms shipments to Turkey in November 2016.