Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 17 October 2017

This report is for the media and the general public.

The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and fewer in Luhansk region compared with the previous 24 hours. The Mission observed an impact

Bassil, Estonian Defense Minister tackle Syrian refugee crisis

NNA – Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, on Wednesday afternoon met with Estonian Defense Minister, Juri Luiq, in the presence of Estonian Honorary Consul Fouad Fadel.

Talks reportedly touched on the Syrian refugee crisis …

Yemen: Education under threat as conflict shuts schools, teachers not paid for a year, warns UNICEF

18 October 2017 &#150 The conflict in Yemen &#8211 now into its third year &#8211 continues to take a toll on millions of children, with their education now under threat, adding to an already long …

Sarraf visits Seoul's military industries exhibition

NNA – Minister of National Defense, Yaacoub Sarraf, continued his South Korea tour and visited, on his second day in Seoul, the International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX) to take a closer look at the …

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