RT America - October 03, 2018
US Cancels Amity Treaty with Iran After ICJ Sides with Tehran
Tensions are increasing between the US and Iran. The International Court Of Justice has ordered the United States to lift the sanctions it imposed on Iran following the withdrawal of the JCPOA. In response, the Trump Administration announced it is unilaterally withdrawing from a decades old treaty with Iran. RT America’s Dan Cohen reports. For analysis, RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes is joined by Dan Kovalik, professor of international human rights at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Law.
Syria and Russia to Integrate Defenses
Russia has handed over modern S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria. Thus, Moscow strengthened the air defense of the Arab Republic. The decision was taken after the tragedy involving the Russian IL-20 jet. In mid-September, it was mistakenly shot down by Syrian defense missiles that targeted the four Israeli fighter jets which had used the Russian plane as a cover. Syrian and Russian air defenses are slated to be integrated before November. RT’s Yulia Shapovalova reports.
Big Tech to Benefit from New NAFTA Trade Deal
Tech giants, Google, Amazon and Facebook are calling the new NAFTA – or USMCA - a big win. The modified trade agreement offers a myriad of protections to big tech. RT America’s Sara Montes De Oca reports.