Sunday, 8 December 2019

Tag Archives: Ballistic missile

UK, France and Germany condemn North Korea missile launches

LONDON: The United Kingdom, France and Germany are condemning North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launches and urging Pyongyang to engage in “meaningful negotiations” with the United States on eliminating its nuclear weapons. The three countries also urged North Korea “to take concrete steps towards complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization” and ...

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North Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un announced his country will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, the North’s state media reported Saturday. The declaration, long sought by the US, will be seen as a crucial step in ...

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Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

HONOLULU: An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said. State officials and the US military’s Pacific Command confirmed that there was no actual threat ...

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North Korea warns US will pay due price for spearheading U.N. sanctions

PYONGYANG: North Korea warned on Monday the United States would pay a “due price” for spearheading a U.N. Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for a vote on a draft resolution imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang. South Korean officials have said after the North’s sixth ...

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Iran parliament seeks to boost missile funding

Iran’s parliament has overwhelmingly voted to increase spending on Tehran’s ballistic missile programme and the elite Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the United States. In a session on Sunday, a total of 240 politicians out of 244 present voted to allocate $520m to develop the country’s missile ...

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Iran gets new sanctions from US over ballistic missile program

WASHINGTON: The US slapped fresh sanctions on Iran Tuesday over its ballistic missile program, just hours after Washington admitted the Islamic Republic was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago. Iran’s parliament retaliated by voting for extra funding for the missile program, a move that speaker Ali ...

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North Korea warns of ‘bigger gift package’ for U.S. after latest test

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision guidance system and ordered the development of more powerful strategic weapons, the North’s official KCNA news agency reported on Tuesday. The missile launched on Monday was equipped with an advanced automated pre-launch ...

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