ACDC News & Views – Weekly (October 7 – 14, 2020)

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1. North Korea: What We Know About the ‘Massive’ New Missile on Parade
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-54500550

2. EU Renews Sanctions for Chemical Weapons Use for One Year
https://tass.com/world/1211187

3. Trump Administration Renews Push for Nuclear Arms Agreement with Russia before Election
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/12/politics/us-russia-nuclear-agreement-push/index.html

4. China will “Never” be part of Arms Control Talks with US and Russia: Chinese Envoy at UN
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-13/China-will-never-join-arms-control-talks-with-U-S-Russia-UN-envoy-Uy8ZxGlYSA/index.html

5. China backs Iran Nuclear Deal, Calls for New Mideast Forum
https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2000307/china-backs-iran-nuclear-deal-calls-for-new-mideast-forum

6. Discusses Iran Nuclear Deal, Karabakh, Coronavirus Vaccine With Rouhani
https://tass.com/politics/1210791

7. Russia Successfully Tests New Hypersonic Tsirkon Missile
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/10/7/russia-successfully-tests-new-hypersonic-missile

8. India in Advanced Talks with Russia to Acquire Sprut Light Tanks for Use in High Altitude Areas
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-russia-in-talks-for-sprut-light-tanks/articleshow/78481716.cms

9. India to Acquire Fighter Jet Engine Technology & JV with Foreign OEM Soon: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria
http://www.businessworld.in/article/India-To-Acquire-Fighter-Jet-Engine-Technology-JV-With-Foreign-OEM-Soon-IAF-Chief-RKS-Bhadauria/06-10-2020-328496/

Best Regards,

Team ACDC
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