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UAE celebrates 49th anniversary with a satellite launch into space

Established on 2 December 1971, the United Arab Emirates is considered one of the world's most successful countries. Coinciding with the anniversary, a Falcon Eye 2 satellite of the United Arab Emirates, using a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket, lifted off from the Kourou space center in French Guiana on Wednesday, according to a live broadcast by Arianespace.

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UAE celebrates 49th anniversary with a satellite launch into space

Established on 2 December 1971, the United Arab Emirates is considered one of the world's most successful countries. Coinciding with the anniversary, a Falcon Eye 2 satellite of the United Arab Emirates, using a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket, lifted off from the Kourou space center in French Guiana on Wednesday, according to a live broadcast by Arianespace.
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Lavrov calls request of Moldovan president-elect to withdraw "Russian peacekeepers" from Transnistria an irresponsible demand

For three decades Russia has pretended that its military base on the Moldovan territory of Transnistria was a "peacekeeping force", despite several attempts by the Moldovan government to end its mandate, and accusations that it promoted separatism.
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NATO Ministers will discuss increased Russian presence, including in Nagorno-Karabakh

Speaking at a press briefing on Monday ahead of the meeting NATO's Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg said Ministers will address Russia military build-up around the Alliance including in Belarus and Nagorno-Karabakh, and what more should be done to respond to Russia’s growing military activity. 
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Iran vows to revenge the murder of nuclear scientist

Iran on Friday evening, raised the issue of the assassination at the United Nations Security Council. The Permanent Representative of Iran in the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi in a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General and to the Security Council said that there are "serious signs pointing at Israel’s responsibility" in the Fahrizade’s assassination.
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Tokayev calls for an increased state of readiness in Kazakhstan armed forces

Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev called on the leadership of the military to closely monitor the rapidly changing situation in the world, both globally and in some regions. According to him, the current security architecture is in crisis. Tokayev said he  believes that internal unrest and revolutions will inevitably affect the integrity of the country.