ACDC News & Views – Weekly (October 21 – 28, 2020)

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1. Iran Nuclear Deal Crucial for Gulf Security, UN Chief Says
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20201021-iran-nuclear-deal-crucial-for-gulf-security-un-chief-says/

2. UN Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Set to Enter into Force in January
https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1076082

3. Japan will not Join UN Nuclear Ban Treaty, Says Government Spokesman
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/10/26/national/japan-un-nuclear-ban-treaty/

4. US Urges Countries to Withdraw from UN Nuke Ban Treaty
https://apnews.com/article/nuclear-weapons-disarmament-latin-america-united-nations-gun-politics-4f109626a1cdd6db10560550aa1bb491

5. United States Charges Russian Military Intelligence Officers for Cyber Crimes
https://ru.usembassy.gov/united-states-charges-russian-military-intelligence-officers-for-cyber-crimes/

6. US, Russia Close to Deal on Arms Control – Department of State
https://tass.com/world/1214899

7. Russia, China Military Alliance ‘Quite Possible’, Putin Says
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/10/23/russia-china-military-alliance-quite-possible-putin-says-a71834

8. Beijing gives Cautious Welcome to Vladimir Putin’s Hint over Russia-China Military Alliance
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3107027/beijing-gives-cautious-welcome-vladimir-putins-hint-over

9. Any Attempt to Destabilise Country will be Responded Firmly, Warns COAS
https://nation.com.pk/21-Oct-2020/any-attempt-to-destabilise-country-will-be-responded-firmly-warns-coas

10. Indian Military to Get Access to US Satellite Data, Agreement Today
https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/indian-military-to-get-access-to-us-satellite-data-agreement-today-161522

Best Regards,

Team ACDC

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