It was the first time the UN has confirmed claims that the Wagner Group, which carries out the agenda of the Russian president, is supporting military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
Moscow appears to be undermining Tehran's control of its prized Afghan militia in Syria, as the nominal allies vie for power and influence now that the bloody civil war is winding down.
The notorious Wagner Group, in co-ordination with the Russian military and the Syrian regime, is recruiting young Syrians as mercenaries and sending them to fight in Libya.
While leaders of other countries show solidarity and provide mutual support during the crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin compared Turkic people to the coronavirus.
The US military has been transparent about infections within its ranks and is warning adversaries of the 'tragic mistake' of mistaking openness for weakness.
Those conscripted will be able to keep their civilian jobs and positions as well as receive compensation while they help the country during the pandemic.
Special forces arrested Aslam Farooqi, leader of the IS Khorasan branch, and 19 other fighters of the group in a 'complex operation' in Kandahar Province.
The Kazakh army is setting up biological protection units to perform disinfecting operations, while the police are helping to maintain preventive measures and order amid the emergency.
A new policy document stresses safeguarding the country's territorial integrity, strengthening global and regional security systems and creating a broad counter-terrorism coalition.
Observers speak of increased co-ordination between Turkmenistan’s military and law enforcement agencies.