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19 Jul, 2019 21:54

The News with Rick Sanchez - July 19, 2019 (17:00 ET)

China furious over Taiwan visit to US 

Beijing has issued a harsh condemnation of US belligerence in the Middle East, criticizing US “long-arm” tactics against Iran. China has stated that it doesn’t intend to abide by US sanctions against Iran as long as Washington insists on arming Taiwan with US weapons. Rick Sanchez explains.

Iran: US shot down 'its own drone' 

Tehran has refuted Washington’s claim to have shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez with the details.

India, Turkey eyeing super-advanced SU-57 fighters

India is considering the purchase of Russian SU-57 fighters. Turkey has voiced interest in doing the same if Washington makes good on its threat to halt the sale of F-35s to Ankara. RT America’s Yulia Shapovalova reports on these and other instances of Russia’s surging arms industry for the News with Rick Sanchez.