Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Senate lawmakers Wednesday that potentially thousands of additional troops could be deployed to Afghanistan to keep the country from sliding into further violence and to prevent the Islamic State from achieving a stronger foothold there.
Also sought by USA authorities are nine Turkish security agents and three Turkish police officers, who face either misdemeanour or felony assault charges . "We support them to make sure they are safe but we also make sure they follow our laws", she said. None of them are Turkish Embassy personnel, he added.
The White House forcefully disputed Ruddy's claims, saying he speaks for himself, not the president . Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the suggestion that he colluded with Russians in the 2016 presidential election "is an appalling and detestable lie ".
Sartaj expressed the hope that Pakistan enjoyed multi-dimensional ties with SCO countries and after becoming its full member, the opportunities in the realm of multilateral cooperation, land and connectivity and trade activities would get a spur.
SESSIONS: I - why don't you tell me? Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Martin Heinrich (D-NM), on the same grounds, Heinrich said , "You are obstructing this congressional investigation". He also mentioned a report issued by the Intelligence Community in January that described Russian interference activities in more detail. He said he never met with , or had conversations with, Russians about election interference.
Fire chiefs said it was too early to speculate on the cause of the blaze. A huge fire engulfed a 27-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, injuring at least 30 people and possibly trapping some residents who were sleeping inside the towering inferno.