From the Papers

April 2015

Vladimir Putin  Vladimir Putin has admitted that he was ready to place his nuclear attack forces on alert when he seized Crimea a year ago. The Russian president’s revelation was aired in a pre-recorded TV interview broadcast in March. In the documentary – titled Crimea: Way Back Home – he claimed the area was Russia’s ‘historic territory’, even though under international law it remains Ukrainian.

Daily Mail

 

US-Iran Iranian diplomats twice confronted their American counterparts about an open letter from Republican senators who warned that any nuclear deal could expire the day President Barack Obama leaves office, a senior U.S. official said. The official, noting the administration’s warnings when the letter first surfaced, said the GOP intervention was a new issue in the tense negotiations facing an end-of-month deadline for an agreement to reduce Iran’s ability to produce a nuclear weapon in exchange for loosing Western sanctions.
Daily Mail