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DEFENCE DAILY: US Jets Collide, Five Missing And Russia Might Build Banned Weapons

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F A 18 061218 CREDIT US DEPT OF DEFENSE.

A US F/A-18 (Picture: US Department of Defense). 

Five Marines Missing After US Aircraft Collide

A US Marine refuelling plane and fighter jet collided and then crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Japan.

Two crew members have been found, five remain missing.

The crash took place at 2am during a refuelling exercise and the cause is under investigation.

 

Russia Threatens To Build Banned Weapons

President Putin has said if the United States develops banned weapons after leaving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty then Russia will do the same.

The US has accused Russia of “cheating” on the Treaty – a charge the Kremlin denies.

 

UN Peace Talks On Yemen Begin

UN-backed talks that hope to bring peace in Yemen begin today.

Both the Yemeni Government and the Houthi rebels have sent representatives to the meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.

Observers, however, are sceptical that the talks, expected to last a week, will end the war.

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