British Prime Minister Tony Blair has authorised the British troops to join US military operations in Iraq, spokesman for the British Prime Minister told RIA Novosti on Thursday.
According to him, Blair made the move at night on receiving the news about the first US strikes on Iraq.
So, the British armed forces command may now order the troops to attack targets in Iraq and launch ground operations.
The British Prime Minister does not plan to address the nation in view of the war on Iraq, the Downing Street reported. Defence Secretary Geoffrey Hoon will do it this time.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year