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Tag Archives: North Korea

Trump Threatens ‘to Totally Destroy North Korea’

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Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’ U.S. President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend ...

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China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right gestures next to Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov before they leave after a joint press conference held at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, China, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

NEW YORK: The Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the “vicious cycle” on the Korean peninsula as they met in New York for the UN General Assembly, Beijing said Tuesday. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov urged all parties to ...

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North Korea seeks military ‘equilibrium’ with US

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SEOUL: North Korea said it was seeking military “equilibrium” with the United States as leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to complete Pyongyang`s nuclear program. North Korea successfully fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, responding to a new round of UN sanctions over its sixth nuclear test with ...

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Trump says North Korea sanctions just the beginning

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday described the latest batch of UN-backed sanctions against North Korea as a “very small step” that must lead to tougher measures. Sustaining a tough tone in the face of North Korea s missile and nuclear weapons tests, Trump indicated that he would continue to ...

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Pyongyang Threatens the US with “Great Suffering and Pain”

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PYONGYANG: North Korea threatened the United States to cause them the “greatest suffering and pain” if they continue to push the UN to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang after their sixth nuclear test. Reports Mediapool. In a message distributed by the official KCTA agency, North Korea’s foreign ministry warns that if Washington ...

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

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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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Merkel offers German role in Iran-style nuclear talks with North Korea

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BERLIN: Angela Merkel has offered German participation in any future nuclear talks with North Korea and suggested that the 2015 agreement with Iran could serve as a model for negotiations. The chancellor’s intervention reflects growing alarm in Europe that Donald Trump is worsening one nuclear crisis by repeated threats to ...

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Kim’s closest ally backs away

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CHINESE President Xi Jinping has called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after he spoke by phone with and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, says both leaders advocated tougher sanctions against North Korea, but agreed that dialogue must continue to find a peaceful solution to the crisis. ...

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Iran says US threats against N.Korea are danger to world

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TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that threats by the United States had pushed North Korea to test nuclear weapons and were a “dangerous game for the entire world”. “Why has North Korea chosen this path today which has worried people in East Asia? It is because of threats against ...

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U.S. envoy tells U.N.: North Korean leader is ‘begging for war’

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NEW YORK: North Korea’s leader is “begging for war,” the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at countries doing ...

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