A new cabinet in Russia, Iran takes responsibility for shooting down a plane and Parnas goes public.
This week, the Iranian government acknowledged that it used deadly force on protestors. The demonstrations over an increase in gasoline prices have left hundreds of people dead, according to some reports.
Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg appeared to make fun of President Donald Trump in a viral video this week.
.@JustinTrudeau, @EmmanuelMacron, @BorisJohnson and other VIPs shared a few words at a Buckingham Palace reception Tuesday. No one mentions @realDonaldTrump by name, but they seem to be discussing his lengthy impromptu press conferences from earlier in the day. (Video: Host Pool) pic.twitter.com/dVgj48rpOP
— Power & Politics (@PnPCBC) December 3, 2019
President Trump responded by calling the Canadian prime minister “two-faced.”
And a mysterious Christmas gift from North Korea is allegedly on its way to the United States.
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