Today’s Bulletin – 02/21/2022. 14:44
US-Russia summit on Ukraine crisis
To try to avoid the crisis in Ukraine, the “Elysée” announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin and American Joe Biden had agreed to meet in summit It was proposed by their French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, but “it would not be possible to hold it unless Russia did not invade.”
The French presidency added that this summit will later be expanded to include “all parties concerned”, and will discuss issues of “security and strategic stability in Europe.”
In turn, the White House announced that US President Joe Biden agreed “in principle” to meet with his Russian counterpart.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement that the United States “is committed to pursuing diplomacy until the moment any invasion begins,” adding that the United States is also prepared to impose swift and severe sanctions if Russia chooses war.
With ballistic missiles..Houthi targets Yemeni schools
In a new operation of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia targeting neighborhoods and civilian facilities in Yemen, on Sunday, it targeted a school in the Hiran District, north of Hajjah, and caused significant damage to it.
Yemeni media sources said that the militias bombed the “Khalid Ibn Al-Walid” school, in the Al-Dananah district in the Hiran District, Hajjah Governorate, northwest of the country, with a ballistic missile.
The sources pointed out that the bombing caused great damage to the school.
On Saturday, the Houthi militia targeted the “Al-Wehda” school in the Harib district, south of Ma’rib, with a drone, seriously wounding three students.
The “Houthis” has bombed dozens of schools in various Yemeni governorates, since the beginning of the war, and turned many of them into prisons and military sites.
The Yemeni army forces had announced that they had recovered weapons and a quantity of ammunition in attacks they launched on the positions of the coup militia on a number of fighting fronts in Hajjah Governorate.
Three killed in Iranian military plane crash
Three people, including two crew members, were killed in a crash fighter Iranian military forces, Monday, in the northwestern city of Tabriz, according to state TV.
The television quoted the director of the Red Crescent in Tabriz as saying that the fighter plane crashed at the wall of a school that was closed at the time of the accident, killing two crew members and a third person at the scene. The official channel indicated that the causes of the accident are under investigation.
After two years of closure due to Covid, Australia reopens its borders
Australia has reopened its external borders to all vaccinated tourists, nearly two years after imposing strict restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.
More than 50 international flights are expected to arrive in Australia today, with the tourism and hospitality sectors looking to rebuild after being hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions.
Tourism is one of Australia’s largest industries, with a volume exceeding A$60 billion (US$43 billion) and employing about five percent of the country’s workforce. But this sector was paralyzed after the country closed its borders in March 2020.