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FULL SHOW: RT Arabic reporter detained in Iraq

Ashraf Muhammad al-Azzawi, correspondent for RT Arabic has been detained by security forces in Iraq. RT’s Murad Gazdiev brings us the details.

As US troops and NATO forces continue pulling out of Afghanistan, Russia is warning the US against deploying its troops to former Soviet nations in Central Asia following their full withdrawal. Meanwhile, an alarming new study shows US military suicides are outpacing combat deaths. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich has the story.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming to Washington this week to meet with President Biden after she hereself hosted Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday. His visit to Germany was in an effort to get “security guarantees” for Ukraine as Russia’s Gazprom nears completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Former UK MP George Galloway weighs in.

As a positive sign of potential easing of tensions between Russia and the US, the two nations pledged to move together to tackle environmental issues. RT America’s Sayeh Tavangar gives us the details. 

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