i am. breaking news this one pir moscow time pakistan says it shot down two indian air force jets over disputed kashmir today capturing two pilots dramatic escalation they will bring you up to speed. else around the world amid rising tensions at the venezuela columbia paul another hot spot the crisis reaches the u.n. security council. little when his cronies and in this party claim that delivering humanitarian assistance is a political show let's call a spade a spade washington soul aids is not resolving the problems of venezuela to vote for regime change in. a highly anticipated second summit between donald trump and north
korean leader kim jong set to get underway in vietnam that's imminent again more across it and in the u.k. a landmark case for british police force found guilty of discrimination after it rejected a white heterosexual male applicant. news day one pm wednesday the twenty seventh of february my name's kevin irwin thanks ever so much for watching out international live as we are from moscow h.q. this hour so as a busy news day let's start with this dramatic escalation in tension between india and pakistan to tell you about video we've got to show you now is a merge we can't independently verify it but it's said to show one of india's to make twenty one fighter jets from earlier on islam of the pakistan side claims eight shot down the war planes in. space over kashmir and arrested first they said
one but now we think two pilot nichiren has been across this world a mickey is a lot of conflicting information is be coming in from both sides of what's new over the last couple of days where do we stand today well essentially what we're seeing here kevin is a combination of tensions that have been building with more regularity over the past few years so this is this is things coming to a head now two very powerful countries and i hasten to add two nuclear armed fighters there is if this does continue on a downward trajectory then what we're going to have is not just a severe consequences for the region but it could also affect the world as well pakistan is claiming to have shot down two indian air force jets and captured two pilots and says it's jets have launched air strikes across the border into indian territory now pakistan has defended this move calling it defensive in nature. pakistan is a responsible country and we don't want to endanger lives of masses we have you
know retaliated to india all being done is just what irresponsible country does for its defense our message is peace and not the war. well this comes just one day after indian said it had conducted an asse strike on a militant training counterpane the pakistan controlled side of kashmir which it said killed a large number of fighters this was essentially a revenge attack for that suicide attack which was claimed by that militant group early this month which killed about forty indian troops in a bizarre twist pakistan is saying that this latest attack it did not result in the deaths that india said it did it they said there was no infrastructure damage no killings whatsoever so not only are we doing with dealing with two very powerful countries going head to head but we also have two very powerful media campaigns to do what is clear is that we are witnessing the fast aerial attacks across the line of control which is this delicate border across the kashmir since the two countries
were at war in one thousand nine hundred seventy one now spikes in tensions over kashmir have been up and down over the years however a fresh wave of violence really took effect in the summer of twenty sixteen kashmir has always been contested territory even before india and pakistan were one their independence from britain and nine hundred forty seven let's take a look back at the significance of kashmir.
what we were bringing to the courtroom both sides of this to go for something sort of about noise whatever that was we want to bring you. thoughts from both sides of this divide the indian side the pakistan side it's time now for some thoughts from india let's cross live to professor of international relations. hey there thanks you type so two fighter jets what's the next step now for india. well i don't think there is. then subject for to have. to leave. his station and that is. what india does but i don't think it is in the interest. in the. case so i would think that the mission. in the context. of the. plane that. is today
in spain and he is the feeling there in india amongst people on the street monks of politicians they want to calm things down a bit here with these tensions and so they go about nine forty seven i mean i for the last two hours we spoke to people on the pakistani side of it one was a retired group commander the pakistani air force guy there certainly has a huge amount of experience even worried that this could turn into some sort of nuclear conflict you think it could probably only get worse is that really the feeling in india. not really i think the feeling in india is that after being struck every single here in a really really mind why did it isn't enough is enough and i think. you can get excited. in certain infrastructure in pakistan yesterday that pakistan needs to be given this message that it cannot continue to be near three thousand which is the strategy first and forty seven as you point out the use of use of terrorism as an
instrument of state policy has been except for pakistan and pakistan should own it it cannot continue and if you look at the global message that just come out categorically it is been with india so there is no there there who reshapes here the issues is how pakistan stops terrorism what about these contradictory reports about the air strikes in pakistan administered kashmir with the pakistani military rejecting in these claims a terrorist base what was i then there it is for them to inject it in their injected into the sixteen the indian ocean forces had to go into pakistan and the straits they also intrinsic to that those caves but there is enough evidence now that they don't strike us as real as the straits yesterday and the dams and productive yesterday. well those camps feel obligated as. these camps sort of gentian moments so i think there's no i mean
there is no contradiction here in terms of what india has been seeing and what what has been going on in pakistan for so long after all that is that is that he's and why you found the support against pakistan in the the united nations security council as well yesterday back to what's happened today suppose you could expect pakistan to have reacted in the way it did a strong response because your plane soaring pakistan's airspace. yes i think some somehow degeneration was expected and given moment. percent of the interests that it was taking but not not responding to what pakistan had done. since the incident. in seoul just also carries its costs so i think in both cases the cost of acting in not acting. this is been going on since one nine hundred forty seven when when these porters was set up this tit for tat these spots are going to kick off they're going to smolder over kashmir. every year they're going to pop up again is
ever going to be sorted out or is there going to be some big blowout at some point in the maybe not near future but sometime soon. but i think given essentially the point one has to understand in this is not a book issue here this is about pakistan's use of its strategy for terrorism first further allowing certain groups to operate in pakistan which target india so this is essentially not about not about a shooter at all this is a local you can allow a state to have the infrastructure for this troop and we are talking of a country that in which some good man was found in kid so i think there is there is not one in there are no doubts of open stance complicity in these endeavors and in the end for that matter international community today has and that is if you are in the support against work of an international community a decision in the last two guests from pakistan that i spoke to the word in the firm belief one was a political commentator what was the agenda of the retired group commander of the pakistani air force presented the political commentator their view was not the
fault totally on india's side you're not saying that's the case they're not saying at all. well i don't know how we can. claim that this is india's for. the door the evidence has been so or they've been in favor of pakistan and this is not the first time that this is happening we should go there is a history of pakistan supported terrorism in backing india we will get them to accept. just to get back in india which was such a dramatic many suspicion of what can happen if you don't do it it isn't interesting and i think back is not should also point out over the fact that it is now one of the victims of the hoops that it is a political one for those with a lawsuit so i think it is also getting affected by it but unfortunately as far as india has been since strategy seems to be that it wants to continue to use terror as an instrument of policy as the world looks on your both. nuclear members of a club if you like and there's never a danger of of the threat being made is there that a nuclear weapon could be could be used by the country because that would make make
it would just mean mutual destruction on both sides are pretty pointless i mean despite what the guy from pakistan the retired commander said earlier on the prognosis there almost could be likely so that's not the case is it i don't think i mean i don't very much rooted in pakistani leadership source you say to that they would like to dig into that but certainly you need to give the problem has been that it retained pakistan instead of protecting india the international community would come in expect not to do anything because of the risk of escalation i think india is not really in pakistan support if pakistan wants to sleep and so be so ten seconds with a pragmatic head on who should be sorting this out now to take it to the next step to try and bring some peace. i think in the end pakistan and the label of the national security adviser. hold the ball. with a mediator. no i don't think mediation is because mediation has been made it has
been found wanting and i think the best course of action here in the country is need to sort of them i mean they don't then there is a. professor of international relations. thank you for your thoughts and giving us the perspective from india there on this hope it all comes down soon for a lot of people saying all right now in another development an indian transport helicopter has crashed the situation coming in an indian controlled kashmir these are the pictures of that officials report it came down because of a technical failure unclear at the moment if there are any casualties so just to let you know again we're looking at there seems a technical failure as brought down an indian transport helicopter in indian controlled the indian controlled part of kashmir cause part of it control some of the china some of what pakistan. more on that later let's look next at the trouble on the venezuelan colombian border again of such a hot spot right now at the border over the blockade of humanitarian aid
venezuela's government says it's taking preventative action against what it sees as a possible foreign intervention. stands at the moment truckloads of this aid have been amassed know on the border with colombia president but there is blocking those delivery still fearing the vehicles could be carrying weapons as well the situation sparked a fiery discussion at the u.n. security council. but it is no perfectly clear that washington so is not resolving the problems of venezuela that is you know caring for its people but for regime change including threats to do so by military intervention in the united states and the international community must support the venezuelan people as they strive to
reclaim their developer c. let's call a spade a spade we observe london and washington are blatantly robbing a sovereign country trying to bring it to poverty in order to act within the framework of the concept of humanitarian interventions which is unrecognised going to a national law to change them desirable regime there and his cronies and some in this body claim that delivering humanitarian assistance is a political show and the cover for military intervention but it is very clear only the madeira regime is using violence only the regime has called in both its security forces and armed gangs that gentleman speaking on behalf of washington. previously says but a potted history here under ronald reagan and george w. bush he was twice convicted of unlawfully with holding information from congress over the covert set of weapons to iran to fund nicaragua rebels back in the
nineteen eighties meantime back to the day the issue of using humanitarian aid to provide weapons was brought up at a un security council meeting by venezuela's foreign minister is what george utter as i had to say. in here we also have trucks and let me tell you that when the truck was inspected there wasn't just food and medicine in the truck there was a quip and for barricades there was nails. this is what was in the truck nails wire when security forces inspected this is what they found we have information from friendly countries like cuba and russia that weapons are being bought in eastern europe to be given to the opposition with the aim of staging an armed intervention in venezuela meantime the foreign ministers of russia india and china are there as a joint news briefing where among other issues they discussed the crisis in venezuela and you put trying to covering that. whatever someone important in the west behind when as well as self-proclaimed leader tries to give you an impression the whole world is supporting him you should remember these three countries two
permanent members of the un security council and another agent or actually global powerhouse india for them nothing has changed for them the elected government of nicolas maduro is still the legitimate power in venezuela so while the top diplomats of russia india and china are together and the chinese city of jenin i couldn't miss the opportunity to ask them for an update on their take on the latest stage of the financial crisis these are putting your. attempts to artificially create a pretext for military intervention but it leaves us is assuming the right to use force has little river it wants to talk to regimes but which for whatever reason this satisfies them the us is trying to substitute international law with those rules so reach your own conclusions to which rules have the americans prepared for the latin american region. in israel as problems are
purely domestic in nature and they should be resold based on the country's constitution and law everyone should refrain from interfering in domestic affairs should. when it comes to important to them as well as neighbors believes that they should follow the example and approach of russia india and china and he believes some countries have already done so you switch over there because the brazilian has announced it's not going to participate and provide its territory for american aggression towards venezuela not from a single lots of american country including members of the loom a group of i heard words of support for military intervention so it looks like we'll keep hearing a strong united voice from moscow new delhi and beijing when it comes to vote. as well or both when the officials come together and talk and also when their diplomats make it work at the un. interesting story at the u.k. a british police force has been found guilty of discrimination after rejecting an
applicant who was white heterosexual male what's this about well that was a decision reached by an employment tribunal in northwest england the force in question chess ship police there in the middle at the time it seems of a diversity dr and they turned twenty five year old matthew furlong seems he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps he was already in the force. it is completely south that my confidence in the police force recruitment system had i why don't my interview form and said i was bisexual for instance there's a strong possibility i would be working for cheshire police now based on a lie. just police say they are aware of the tribunal's decision and they have agreed to review the results matthew's lawyer says it's the first discrimination case of its kind of the u.k. who put this issue up for debate with stephen morris from these democrats and political and social commentator mo and. what they're doing is they are blatantly discriminating against people so any trust people have in the police is going to be
gone you know how can you trust them when you know full well that they are not looking to recruit the best people for the job they are just recruited based on ticking a box so in fact what we see steven and the others who might think like him is that discrimination and treating people less favorably but for their race or their protective characteristic has been going on for decades and pretty. sad to say by white heterosexual men and they have had the jobs they've had the lion's share of income even though we monitor equal pay they will still have the lion's share and so positive action is about redressing a balance is about saying that when things are in mono not a positive. result that let me off if i were to discrimination no no no sorry steve stephen i'm sorry i'll correct you on a matter of fact and a matter of law having taken race discrimination cases although to the royal courts of justice no offense to stephen but this is now i do it well i'm not sure tribune
official. relations committee is going to do that as a try to your employment role as a trade union. but i don't use racism to positive about it discriminate you discriminate against. wrong it's racism we've seen racism in the police force now racism is wrong it should be done on nothing else right now if you're saying positive faction that's just annoyed with blatant racism and even steven when we look at positive action we're talking about underrepresented minorities whether they are black whether they're muslim jewish gay bisexual transgender all the people we need policies which are in society and absolutely you are right and the trouble potentially is right and it's finding if they had treated him less badly but for his sex nor to tell you it was right in their eyes in question he was saying if he was he well let's see i mean appeals are things happen but at the minute the finding we have is that but for the fact of his race and it had been bisexual he had been he had been to got
a job i agree we cannot discriminate even against which is wrong because i mean i should heterosexual men it's all about freedom of choice if people do not want to go on the police then fine but find out the reasons why it's not purely down to the recruitment process that. people from the pain groups or the gay groups cover the stories you want to know about without international the stage set the sort of looking out here for the second meeting between president and the leader of north korea kim jong un via the world eyes on where across it to its head right after this break. the trumping ministrations attempts to impose regime change in venezuela appear to be faltering the self-proclaimed interim president. hasn't gained much traction
this me explain the administration's escalating rhetoric afterall we're told a military option is still on the table. you know world big partisan movie lot and conspiracy it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door on the bath and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now we're watching closely watching the hawks.
so donald trump and kim jong un of north korea in viet nam's capital hanoi for that highly anticipated summit it's hoped just maybe they can reach a compromise on the denuclearization of the korean peninsula as well as the lifting of the crippling sanctions imposed on him not only for us this lunchtime evangelos . enthusiasm in hopefulness with second summit with kim jong un on the horizon trump feels like he's on top of the world i hope that very positive things are going to happen i think that it will be a very exciting couple of days but are the feelings mutual we're north korea seems to be excited and no wonder after all historic place opportunity is all that's able to some media reports even claim north korean leader kim said this to us top diplomat mike. i'm a father and husband and i have children and i don't want my children to carry the nuclear weapon on that back their whole life still considering criticism donald trump face over the summit from opposition at home north korea through its own
state media war in the skeptics to not let this is sturrock opportunity be shattered but the summit does not only concern just washington in pyongyang so how do the other regional neighbors feeling about it. despite the fact japan's also over a north korean test missiles flying over it the concern over the outcome of the talks after all if a deal is struck it's unclear whether japan's concerns will be addressed what made the situation worse with the allegations that japanese prime minister abby officially requested for trump to be nominated for the nobel peace price in fact i think i can say this prime minister robbie of japan gave me the most beautiful copy of a letter that he sent to the people who give out a thing called a nobel price he said i have nominated you or respect me in behalf of japan. i am asking them to give you the nobel peace price that did not go over well for
the opposition especially after prime minister's office refused to comment on the allegations abduction new quinn sort to mid range missile issues not resolved at all i'm concerned that it would give the wrong message to north korea and the international community if we accept that the current situation deserves the nobel peace prize. south koreans president named just like his ally in washington that has also said that he is expecting great things coming out of the summit. i expect it to be a turning point for the advances completed denuclearization of the korean peninsula new u.s. north korean relations and a peace regime on the korean peninsula president moon might come out as the biggest winner of these talks and in a way it seems that he's risking more than anyone else if these talks lead to a dead end after all it's this country that will be among the point targets for the nuclear capable north korean missiles south korean foreign minister said his country is looking forward to a quote tangible and substantial results with all the hopes skepticism and fears
involved coming to a specific results by trail to be a very tough challenge for everyone involved in the situation but considering that the idea of i.q.'s north korean summit saturday. just two years ago maybe there's still a chance for a happy conclusion. now before i leave you a quick look ahead to a program that's been lined up here today that we think you will find informing rely on every year hundreds of children of the poverty stricken philippines sold off by their families to traffickers many end up in the hands of isolation the groups with a group to fight even kill these children we're talking about follow the plight of filipino child soldiers in our latest documentary called crisis childhood. oh my own are sixteen months on i said did you notice me.
thank god i. kinda. just. isis fighters and now boarding a philippine naval ship. i'm . not mean they had to i mean they. just aren't up to us still don't know what's waiting for them and i am not taking. a picket out of. my mind. the. program of various points today in your part of the world here on out
international but the present for me is kevin i mean saying thanks for watching this program as ever you know neal say for next six hours keep posting with all the world news plenty of it run today and don't forget and so you're always right at the end of any breaking news as we could. in the. sixteen months. but i. just far end up dollar our former isis fighters and boarding a philippine naval ship. but
hello and welcome to cross talk where all things considered i'm peter lavelle to trumpet ministrations attempts to impose regime change on venezuela appear to be faltering the self-proclaimed interim president though how to gain much traction this may this may explain the administration's escalating rhetoric after all.