Press review 4th June – 10th July 2015
If the negotiations on the nuclear issue are concluded in the next hours it will put an end to the embargo which has lasted since 1996. This end is paving the way to greater investments and special those concerning French ventures. French is considered to be off the starting blocks even if it could be hampered by its stiff position during the negotiations.
Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the resort city of Sousse.
The Turkish army has summoned a meeting of its top commanders to discuss intervention in northern Syria, a Turkish daily has reported.According to the Hurriyet newspaper, on Saturday the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) recalled to Ankara the commanders of its troops stationed along the Syrian border, where over 54,000 soldiers – around 15% of the Land Forces total staff – have been deployed.
Iran and six major powers will keep negotiating past Tuesday’s deadline for a long-term nuclear agreement as they tackle the most contentious issues, including the continuation of a UN arms embargo on Iran, the big powers said.
Iraqi armed forces and allied militia were on Monday night fighting to reach the gates of Fallujah, the first major attempt to recapture a city in the largely Sunni province of Anbar since most of it fell to Isil last year. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s government is trying to reverse gains by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant after it seized the capital Ramadi in May.