The new Iranian ambassador in Paris, Bahram Ghassenmi, has received the largest budget allocation from the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Tehran intends to make its embassy in France the spearhead of its diplomacy in Europe, to counter American hostility.
According to a confidential Western memo, citing Iranian sources, Tehran aims to develop a 2,500 km-range, solid-propelled, two-stage missile called Ashura.
According to the findings of a confidential French investigation, the leader of the oil tanker Total kidnapped in Libya last April, then released for ransom, was watched over by militias allied with the government of Fayez el-Serraj, since the beginning of the attack of the Marshal Haftar on Tripoli.
After the diplomatic cell and the military cabinet, the Elysée will reform its justice office, which will be more broadened. In this context, Hélène Davo, Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet, has been appointed to the position of Justice Counselor President, replacing Judge Sonya Djemni-Wagner.
A contract has recently been signed with Russian armaments companies to set up a maintenance and repair centre for S-400 ground-to-air defence systems in China.
The Parliamentary Intelligence Delegation (DPR) wants to strengthen its financial and
Control resources. To do this, the DPR will recruit military and civil intelligence specialists. It will also sign information exchange agreements, on non-national subjects,
with European parliamentary committees.
The Chinese army has tested its new Dong Feng-41 intercontinental ballistic missile. This three-stage missile, with solid propellant, can be launched from silos or mobile platforms. It has a range between 12,000 and 15,000 kilometres.