Daily Archives: March 18, 2023

2023-03-18: News Headlines

WSWS (2023-03-18). After nuclear-capable B-52 flies near Russian airspace, British and German warplanes intercept Russian jet over Baltic. wsws.org The dangerous escalation of tensions in the Baltic and High North comes as Washington and its European allies prepare the ground for a further expansion of their involvement in the Ukraine war.

WSWS (2023-03-18). ICC issues arrest warrant against Putin as part of US-NATO propaganda campaign for regime change. wsws.org The transparently political action by the International Criminal Court takes place amidst ever more open statements from US and NATO officials that the aim of the war is regime change in Moscow.

____ (2023-03-18). Chinese president to pay state visit to Russia. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Russia from March 20 to 22 at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Friday.

____ (2023-03-18). Xi's Russia trip to advance friendship, cooperation, peace: spokesperson. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Russia will be a trip of friendship, cooperation and peace, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute For Social Research. (2023-03-18). Again The Dream Of Global Peace And Mutual Respect. popularresistance.org On 24 February 2023, the Chinese Foreign Ministry released a twelve-point plan entitled 'China's Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis'. This 'peace plan', as it has been called, is anchored in the concept of sovereignty, building upon the well-established principles of the United Nations Charter (1945) and the Ten Principles from the Bandung Conference of African and Asian states held in 1955. The plan was released two days after China's senior diplomat Wang Yi visited Moscow, where he met with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

Editor (2023-03-18). A sane voice amidst the madness. mronline.org Former Australian PM Paul Keating has eviscerated Australia's deal to buy nuclear submarines from the U.K. and U.S., saying there is no Chinese threat to defend against, despite the war hysteria stirring in Australia, writes Joe Lauria.

_____ (2023-03-18). Britain and France unsuccessfully attempt to force Russia out of Central Asia. journal-neo.org

WSWS (2023-03-18). The German chancellor and government intensify their pro-war policies. wsws.org Chancellor Scholz's government statement on Thursday centred on the NATO war offensive against Russia.

____ (2023-03-18). AUKUS partnership aims to create a NATO replica in Asia-Pacific region: Chinese FM. ecns.cn The U.S., the UK and Australia are putting up an Anglo-Saxon clique and creating the so-called AUKUS trilateral security partnership to advance nuclear submarine cooperation and other cutting-edge military technology cooperation, which is typical Cold War mentality and a move that opens a Pandora's box, which will seriously impact regional and global peace and security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-18). Putin realiza visita a Crimea, territorio reunificado con Rusia. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso ha estado en la Escuela de Arte y en el centro infantil Korsun en Quersoneso, en las afueras del puerto de Sebastopol-…

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-18). Rusia califica de nula decisión de CPI contra presidente Putin. telesurtv.net Además de la orden emitida contra el mandatario, la CPI también dictó otra contra la comisionada presidencial para los Derechos del Niño en Rusia.

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