Friday, 21 January 2022

Tag Archives: US State Department

North Korea launches two ballistic missiles

SEOUL: North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan, according to military officials in Japan and South Korea, ending nearly a month-long lull in testing after denuclearisation talks stalled. The launches, which Japanese authorities identified as likely ballistic missiles, were the first since ...

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United State refuses to take position on F-16 issue

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has refused to take a position on New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan for using F-16s in an air combat with India, saying that it does not offer public comments on bilateral agreements. “We have seen those reports and we’re following that issue very closely. I ...

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Number of US diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected US personnel in Cuba, its spokeswoman said on Wednesday. After confirming one government employee had “suffered a ...

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US State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

WASHINGTON DC: The US State Department issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane.” The State Department’s official Persian-language Twitter account, @USAdarFarsi, tweeted congratulations to the Iranian people and Asghar Farhadi, director of ...

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