RT News - September 05, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Russian president Vladimir Putin says North Korea will not abandon its nuclear programme unless it feels safe - as he spoke to the media during the BRICS meeting's final day. Plus, the Syrian army, backed by Russia, moves to within a few kilometres of ISIL's stronghold in Deir Ez-Zor. We look at the recent battles to retake the city for the first time in three years. RT speaks exclusively to the deputy chief of the Lebanese military group Hezbolla - on its battle against terrorists in Syria.