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Russia blocks UN Security Council report on North Korea

Published time: 30 Aug, 2018 21:38 Edited time: 30 Aug, 2018 21:59 Russia has decided to halt discussions of a United Nations Security Council report on North Korea, as it is doesn’t agree with some of its point and the way the work on it is proceeding, Moscow’s UN envoy has said. Russia has blocked the upcoming report of the ...

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Trump says ‘no reason’ for costly war games with South Korea, blames China for stalemate with North

US President Donald Trump has blamed Beijing for the lack of progress on North Korea’s denuclearization, saying China has put North Korea “under tremendous pressure” in response to a trade war Trump had started in the first place. The White House statement, posted by Trump in a string of tweets, says that the US President “feels strongly” that Pyongyang has ...

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Trump cancels Pompeo’s N. Korea trip but sends ‘warmest regards’ to Kim

President Trump has canceled State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s upcoming trip to North Korea, due to take place next week. The President cited a lack of progress towards denuclearization when he announced the cancelation. In a series of tweets Friday, Trump said that “sufficient progress” towards denuclearization of the Korean peninsula was not being made, and blamed China for hindering the ...

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Not just Russians: China, North Korea, Iran may target US elections, Bolton says without proof

The upcoming 2018 US midterm elections might be targeted by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned, while declining to provide any evidence. “I can say definitively that it’s a sufficient national security concern about Chinese meddling, Iranian meddling, and North Korean meddling that we’re taking steps to try to prevent it, so it’s ...

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North Korea slams Trump’s opponents for hampering peace efforts, denuclearization

North Korea lashed out at Donald Trump’s rivals for “a deadlock” in bilateral relations, calling upon the US leader to act in a “bold” manner, in a statement that differs dramatically from the North’s stance on the US last year. In a lengthy editorial, Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North’s ruling party, praised US President Donald Trump for ...

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US targets Russia and Chinese firms over North Korea sanctions breaches

The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on one individual and three entities, including Russia and China-based companies, over breaches related to North Korea sanctions. The US Treasury said the new sanctions applied to the Russia-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its director general, the China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co. and the Singapore based SINSMS Pte Ltd. ...

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South & North Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

Published time: 13 Aug, 2018 06:02 South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are set to hold their third summit in the North Korean capital in September, Yonhap reports citing the results of high-level talks. “We agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit within September in Pyongyang,” the two sides said in a joint press statement issued ...

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In symbolic gesture, North Korea returns remains of US service members

On the 65th anniversary of the Korean War, Pyongyang has handed over the remains of dozens of US soldiers who died during the three-year-long conflict, the White House has confirmed. A US Air Force C-17 transport plane picked up the remains of American servicemen in Wonsan, North Korea on Friday morning, before delivering them to the Osan Air Base in ...

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N. Korea dismantling rocket test site as Trump’s rants over reports he loathes lack of progress

New satellite imagery showed partial dismantlement of North Korea’s satellite launch facility. It comes as the US media reported that Donald Trump is somehow unhappy with the denuclearization progress of the Korean Peninsula. Images of Sohae Satellite Launching Station, released by monitoring group 38 North on Monday, showed that Pyongyang has apparently begun dismantling work there. The satellite snapshots dated ...

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China launches dumping probe into steel imports from Indonesia, EU, Japan, and South Korea

China’s Commerce Ministry launched an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports from four countries. Domestic producers have complained that a flood of cheaper products has damaged the local industry. Dumping is an international-trade term that describes a country or company exporting a product at a price that is lower in the foreign import market than the price in ...

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