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we here to ask. is there no freedom of speech even though in the european parliament anymore an m.e.p. claims he was silenced during a heated exchange in the european parliament for daring to question the transparency of the global chemical weapons watchdog over its investigation in syria we speak to him. and it is sure. would be if. the investigation of. covert
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clumped on police in the u.k. smush their way into the house of a man who had passed through a so-called red list country on his way home fused to quarantine in a hotel of his own expense. translators fear that make them quote pay with their blood for u.s. and nato troops are pulled out of afghanistan we hear from one former who thinks it's shameful his colleagues being. there when actually the origins of the safety and security of europe and america leaving them behind is the norm. you're catching the program from today welcome to moscow and to our to international my names you know me your company. a recent european union
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parliamentary session descended into chaos when one m. e. p. claimed he was being silenced the politician says he was neutered for daring to question the transparency of the global chemical weapons watchdog and its investigation into an attack in syria. by you we do not heed cause from. international figures to meet with all the investigators are you going to investigate on aspects in a transparent manner there is no peace with fake news and i would like to apologize to that he general of the of what he has just had i cannot accept that you can call into question the work of an international organization there is no freedom of speech be that allowed in the european parliament any more or whenever you want i'll let you don't have the floor i missed what he said committee should keep it on use is a very popular term. in europe and the us. uses
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almost like it i go by the side as i said earlier the president said that we should. start wars to well she's dead right to start wars and when did they just do what. it was used at that time by the us crimes and are you ok to illegally bomb syria so that was. causing war. what the 1st like you stated was like what to do if your son said that if war is to be started by and i deduced peace can be started by a group we want to shoot and we want peace. the matter under discussion was the alleged use of chemical weapons and this video is reported to show the aftermath it was widely circulated time although some sources allege that it was staged despite syria denying any involvement a number of western countries immediately blamed it for the attorney and carried
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out missile strikes in response. well while the o.p.c. w. concluded the attack did take place leaks from whistleblowers inside the organization say crucial evidence was omitted that included an internal document saying the koran cylinders were placed at the scene not. from the year which had been a key factor in apportioning blame in syria the other leak discloses that most of the investigators working on the ground were excluded from the scotians on the final report mick wallace again thinks that the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons had nothing to hide it wouldn't have turned a blind eye to the whistleblowers revelations your p.c. don't them can be biting into nice a lot of musicians can have. the demise of to use chemical weapons or o.p.c. don't you has to read it bit and write it looks like to do it the way the director
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general of the l.c. job little or no notice it's almost like. a tool of western libya is if own under our ears i was alluding to and if he hadn't been here well and they have this whole episode where they had to defeat normalisation who has nothing to hide and is sure that they're telling the truth would be afraid to have to investigate and if they refuse to have a transparent investigation if it is all not or it actually emphasize story guilt. they want to bring you know on the program to the u.k. where police have smashed their way into the home of a man who broke the country strict quarantine rules after returning from abroad matthew owens refused to isolate in a hotel at his own cost after travelling through a so-called red list country at this video shows the moment police entered his house. i didn't tell you what you were in your essay for 3 can't prove it michael
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leahy fame i think you haven't seen it designated how when instructed to do you say no when the police came to the to the door they said they do not need the water to comb through my hole came through the address on the rest of me on the wrong name for a start which is absolutely ridiculous how police can come for your door without a warrant probably going to arrest me on the wrong name. it's just you know it's absolutely above and beyond all to the tame me when i was 2 days into i sleep in a home with a stipulated that will be on because you're located to form how does it make any sense that's not involved and then keep me is basically a glorified there's no i left this question in the 1st place because of the the u.k. government failed the people and i'll terribly the on the of the situation. well mr owens had flown back from bahrain transiting through abu dhabi in frankfurt before in the history in manchester abu dhabi is in the united arab emirates which is on
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the u.k.'s red list to prevent new kobus trains being brought into the country the government has ruled anyone returning from a red list country has to quarantine for 10 days in a designated hotel on arrival and pay almost 2000 pounds for the privilege mr owens believes however the core engine conditions are not as safe as you might think. you're treated like. an animal almost you get your meals delivered every day when the not on the door and then they just leave your food on the floor for you to open the door and just be you know pick your food up off the floor the big thing for me is the because the on taken you know extreme measures were put in place to detain me in the video and bring me here so what expect that to be matched by age scene precautions taken and the not there before i start that i've got the contract for this for these kinds of hotels the only p.p. the web is a must have got pictures of some of them not even when it properly so beneath the
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nose and i've even got pictures of ones i haven't even got over the mouth in my case in particular literally 4 to abu dhabi i'm still an international grounds i haven't gained immigration of literally just been transferred through on top of everyone's got to produce a negative test to be a not it or no one could just walk into an airport you've got to go for the bits to get a procedure even in front of it i have to produce my boarding pass on my part and to locate the phone but set up the i actually called the consulate and gone through the procedure to try and get the voice recordings of the device but ultimately i was told anyway i'm on just the board's advice or not the onus is on the trouble and so if that's the case then obviously so be it but the events that happened off that are just you know it's ludicrous. the mineral water brand evian made a splash over a tweet encouraging people to drink more water pretty innocuous stuff the issue being the post of the verge on the 1st day of the islamic holiday of ramadan when
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eating and drinking periods are limited the french company has apologized for the timing of the ad that led to further criticism with many accusing it of bowing to walk pressure charlotte in the city picks up the story. do you really me this is perhaps nothing more than. something to quench your thirst with the ground everyone has found itself in some very hot water here influence being accused of everything is a little a phobia to being a victim of intellectual terrorism and it started with a tweet it seems and this isn't enough rowing to retreat if you handily to a group i don't necessarily even say water i mean you are supposed to drink 2 meters a day but new mystery mind of a staple for human life was put on the 1st day of ramadan a festival with muslims for eating and drinking during daylight hours the reaction kings think it unfolds. i have to explain to my mother how it is normal for
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everyone to tweet about water even during ramadan because she thinks they are islamophobia you know it's ramadan you're abusing if you issued an apology to coors in the offense and said that the purest most common disease but not any so if even sinking even deeper into controversy. i would never buy evian again inadmissible to apologize it's basically a cool health message and yet you have to apologize if in 2020 i want to ask you who drinks what i since provoked you should have a consultation. every umbrella under attack for advertising water on burma done day for some islamists muslim festival should be imposed on everyone well no let's stop this madness soon was in the street to exult it is a long way through here in paris people with the best food boy that allegation not
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. for me no i saw the controversy i saw the to eat frankly i think it could be a coincidence but in my opinion there was no bad intention and they deleted the tweet to avoid unnecessary control this but not at all because they found guilty. for me it's not a slam a phobia i don't understand it like that for me would denigrate a strong one who say look at her she still veiled for me that islam a full get. him or madonna music when i'm doing my ramadan i know where to start in the morning and it goes on until the evening i don't eat so i don't drink it has nothing to do with business or anyone else if someone tweets like this i don't care how many muslims also took to twitter to say that they didn't think that tweet by everyone was is a little thing but leading so to question the way that any muslim had indeed been left insulted by evian or if somehow this whole story was the result of
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a when. they were playing it rather see so what do you see paris. of translators who helped western forces in afghanistan claim they will pay with their blood when u.s. and nato troops are pulled out of the country purported to happen by mid september a former afghan translator for the pressure army shared his concerns with r.t. . i think the ministry of defense on the u.k. government as a whole are forgetting that pent up this or key assets off the the. longer military mission in afghanistan and leaving them behind on forgetting them is this putting them at that risk afghanistan is a very dangerous on hall so i land in central asia so the trip on the shadow of fear and insecurity that exists there was certainly affect the lives of those interrupt us who work for the british forces in afghanistan over the years the u.k.
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has that hundreds of interpreters who work for the british army settle in britain but critics say many who ought to be eligible for the scheme are being denied the chance u.s. president joe biden announced the withdrawal by september 11th of american and nato troops from afghanistan this week and translators who help them over the years figure they will be left to the mercy of taliban militants from the traitorous and legitimate targets and those here again seize many workers have been left traumatized. i am regularly in touch with our friend and top with us who are searching for the british army and there are similar in afghanistan and they are not aware of their future they are living in trauma unfair every day not knowing what could happen tomorrow or next they didn't so the situation is very risky for and with us in afghanistan analyst separatist government acts quickly on interview since an inclusive scheme that allows all interpreters to relocate to the u.k.
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the situation will not be resolved a part of the international. mission so objective in afghanistan was to secure europe on american borders from the threat of terrorism so afghans who joined the international forces on war 2000 tap without us alongside these forces they are actually the core to the ends of the safety and the security of europe and america leaving them behind is the north's way off more ality on and on human. still ahead in the program sun sea and covert shelter slumbering vaccine rule out in europe has seen travel agents offering vaccine vacations to russia we'll take a closer look up to the short right.
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is your media a reflection of reality. in the world transformed. what will make you feel safe. isolation or community. are you going the right way or are you being so. direct. what is true and what is right. in the world corrupted you need to descend. to join us to the death. or a make of the shallows. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confront a shouldn't let it be an arms race is on the spear in dramatic development is only
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going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and talk. 16 minutes into the program welcome back russia says the czech republic will face consequences after prague announced it was expelling 18 russian diplomats the czech republic is blaming russia for a huge a musician depo explosion in 2014. let's go live now to our tease saskia tiller for more on this this all comes of course just the day after the u.s. slop new sanctions on russia kicked our diplomats to what more can you tell us about this new diplomatic crisis well it's been a tough week for diplomacy and more generally
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a period of increasing tensions fast. that the u.s. would be expanding 10 russian diplomats for a legit election interference then poland foist it support and sent back to moscow 3 russians now its neighbor the czech republic has followed suit say prague that 18 russian diplomats to leave check soil within 48 hours let's listen to the explanation that was given that the czech republic will expel 18 employees of the russian embassy there is a reasonable suspicion of the involvement of officers of the russian secret service the g.r.u. in the explosions at the ammunition depot in verbatim. so check intelligence claims that has evidence that those 18 russians were somehow involved in the tragic explosion that happened on czech soil back in 2014 now just quickly that explosion claiming 2 lives took place at
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a military ammunitions. is ok to run $330.00 come to southeast of the capital prague now would support around 10000 kilograms of ammunition including medium range missiles were kept 3 years of course has remained unknown though one point a version was floated around that negligence at the site was to blame now though almost 7 years on the czech republic has apparently determined that moscow is behind it why it's taken so long to reach that conclusion or indeed the fact that the investigation is still technically ongoing was not something that was touched upon in the announcement what's made the story even more in tangled you could say and this is the part that the media has really seized upon is that right after that expulsion was announced a photo was put out of 2 russian nationals and i'm told about alexander petrov. of the names might ring a bell indeed the british accuse these 2 of attempting to poison. and his tool to
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use in back in 2018 with the nerve agent of course remember that this cools a diplomatic firestorm as well as a media frenzy now the connection between these 2 men and 2014 explosion check the public has not been made or at least it's not been stated publicly but we do know that the police are actively looking for them and they say that they were spotted in check territory in the days leading up to the event as for where this might lead to the check interior minister said this will damage by lot full time he also said that the country now finds itself in a similar position to that of the u.k. following the script case. as the moscow has warned of consequences it's clear increasingly frustrated by recent events there are a number of unanswered questions unclear moments in the story that might be explained in the coming days but like i said really this is been
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a week where day by day diplomacy has been put under more and more strain. through that story this saturday night let's dig a little bit deeper into some of the points he was going through there with geo political analyst reiner rough reiner always good to have you on the program is it a coincidence this move by the czech republic comes just days after the u.s. imposed sweeping restrictions on moscow over alleged harmful activities do you see a connection here of course there is a connection we have to assume that because we are seeing a very troubled pool situation in eastern ukraine and such to amount to crises cannot be seen apart from that or our crisis and so it has to be as you that the czech republic here. tries to bolster the position of the western partners need to block in
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a position against russia in the ukraine conflict this is what we have to. be in the larger picture behind this diplomatic crisis in the czech republic or between the czech republic and russia is the timing peculiar because the russian intelligence services are being linked to a huge ammunition depo explosion back in 2014 in the czech republic no why has it taken so long to make this move. well. in my view it is at least possible that the depot explosion has virtually nothing to do with russian interference of g.r.u. and that the czech republic knows about it at least we have to assume this possibility that it has just been used as ammunition against russia at this convenient point of time because the evidence has not been presented and if we
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look at the media reporting we see that also prime minister under this once he said they have found an active vocal evidence and at a nother point he said that there is reasonable suspicion that the russian secret agents were involved so what is right now is that is just a suspicion or is there evidence before such evidence has been presented in a convincingly way we have to assume that we are dealing with yet another diplomatic crisis between the western european and also america of course indirectly involved partners and russia and there is just the geopolitical rearm which offers us real explanations we cannot see this evidence so far so we just have to believe what. this is or it's not enough
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to finally judge the situation the twists kept on coming because czech police say they are also looking for 2 russian citizens alexander petroff and bashir off who were in the country around the time of the explosions the u.k. sees them as the prime suspects in the script pearl case what do you make of the. well i didn't see this evidence it has not been presented really to us so what i can assume is that it also is just handy to present the suspects because they had already been presented they were already in the mind in the consciousness of public. due to the couldn't park case and the case in itself has never been really. explained has never been really presented to us with sound evidence. has just gone by it has just.
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gotten out of the focus of international media reporting but the final evidence has never been presented also in that case so. if it is just. us i would say fighting between your political opponents with no real backing real in terms of real evidence we have no chance really to find out what is behind we are bound to those narrators we are presented in the media it's really hard to judge right or thanks very much for coming on the program as well as short notice to share your thoughts with us on our to run a rough 1st year political a list thank you. a criminal case has been opened in front after the photos of over 20 police officers were plastered on walls in parra suburbs it's led to fears that they and their families may be identified and
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threatened we spoke to a french police union member who say is the stults was meant as a threat. one issue is that. these are blatant threats intended to intimidate police officers were all trouble is a concern for the officers identified their families are worried and we're concerned for their families you may think it's the 1st time but it's not the 1st time this has happened to me we've also seen officers being named in other areas it's scary enough that we no longer have boundaries there are people who lame officers families without hesitation and it seems to me that matthew like behavior and intimidation is encroaching into our private lives because we're the police. the incident comes after lawmakers passed a controversial security bill which barnes that publication's of any images of police an operation that was found guilty could face a sentence of up to 5 years in prison and a 75000 euro fine the new draft law has been slammed by civil rights groups and
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n.g.o.s who say it could whitewash police abuse of french public has been protesting against the for months. i i i. i. i i i. i i. i. i are french police insists the law is needed to protect officers and their families. we try to protect ourselves but it's true there are limits the police have to protect the general population but who defends the police article 24 some things are progressing well but it's not enough we are now waiting
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for the restrictions to be introduced as soon as possible the alliance police union demanding that the faces of police officers are blurred it's not to hide what happens during the arrest because the police watchdog receives the body count footage everyone is worried about the police making a mistake we want the police to have their faces blurred to protect offices and their families because as we've seen some people don't hesitate to identify offices wives children their addresses this is a big problem if you want to avoid. global terrorism crippled by of a pandemic is scrambling for ways to get travel started again some agencies are hoping to turn a crisis into opportunity by offering vaccine vacations and russia is among the most popular destinations.
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today we have around 80 people in moscow who if they want to can be vaccinated tomorrow and fly back on sunday we expect now. 3 weeks the same quantity so long as the vaccines in germany escapes. i have no fears because it's a recommended vaccination from the w.h.o. it has a good international reputation so from the outset i have no concerns. i want to receive the vaccine myself quicker than we would get it in germany as a 19 year old i would receive it to foster late and my father isn't a triscuit patient and i'm doing it for him actually because i want to protect my family and i don't want to bring it the forest home. i would probably get my turn
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at the end of the year and i don't want to wait that long and i had other options such as serbia israel iraq and the united states but all fell away for various reasons so this was the best offer. a lot of us where we leave the news bulletin for another but the programs are just starting so if you're sitting comfortably no need to move too much this is our teachers.
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