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Russia Ukraine War Live: Pakistan To Provide Airbase In Balochistan
Pakistan has agreed to provide an airbase in Balochistan to support Russia’s war in Ukraine, an official has said. “Pakistan has offered the use of its base in the port city of Gwadar for the Russian military,” Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan said on Wednesday.
Gwadar is located on the Arabian Sea near Iran and Pakistan. It is thought to be a key location in Russian plans for establishing a naval base in the region. The Balochistan government had previously announced that it would allow Russia to use its territory for military purposes if Moscow helped resolve disputes between the province’s people and ruling regime.
Russia Ukraine War Live: Trump Says U.S. Will Withdraw From NATO If Putin
As the Ukraine War continues, President Trump has said that the United States will withdraw from NATO if Putin keeps pushing in Eastern Europe. This comes after President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit.
Putin denied that he was responsible for meddling in the US election and called it a hoax perpetrated by the US intelligence services. Trump defended his handling of the meeting and said that he “came away with some very strong ideas.”
Meanwhile, NATO leaders are scrambling to try and keep up with Trump’s new stance on the alliance. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that withdrawing from NATO would be “the worst possible solution.”
Russia Ukraine War Live : Turkish President Erdogan Vows To Oust
Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to oust Russia from the Crimean Peninsula, days after Moscow annexed the territory. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Erdogan said: “We are going to move out of here [Crimea] as soon as possible.”
He added that Turkey would provide arms and other support to Ukraine in its struggle against Russian forces. Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan said it would provide weapons and training to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. In a statement, the Pakistani military said it was “providing military training and equipment for counter-terrorism operations”.
This is the latest in a series of international offers of help to Ukraine, which has been struggling with pro-Russian separatists since April 2014
Russia Ukraine War Live Updates : Putin Announces Truce Plan, Reports Of Casualties Rise
The ceasefire announced by Russian president Vladimir Putin has been met with some scepticism, with reports of casualties continuing to rise. The BBC’s Paul Wood reports from Donetsk that there are contradictory reports about the extent of the damage done in the shelling. One resident says his house is still standing, but a woman in a nearby building says her home was completely destroyed.
There have also been allegations of ethnic cleansing – of pro-Russian residents being driven out of towns and cities in eastern Ukraine. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, denied these claims and accused Kiev of using civilians as human shields. Meanwhile,
Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has called for an urgent international response to Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine. He urged all member states to provide additional assistance to the Ukrainian army and security forces.
Russian Military Begins Pulling Out Of Crimea
As Russia begins to pull out of Crimea, Pakistan is set to provide humanitarian assistance.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Sunday that Islamabad was ready to provide humanitarian assistance to the people in Crimea who needed it most.
Asif also said that Islamabad wanted all parties involved in the conflict to resolve it through peaceful means.
Pakistan has sent a team of medical officials and relief supplies to Crimea, and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will soon travel there himself. Sharif has called for an immediate ceasefire in the region.