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#NorthKorea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins drills

#NorthKorea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins drills

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the USS Carl Vinson ploughed through seas off South Korea on Tuesday (14 March), rival North Korea warned the United States of “merciless” attacks if the carrier infringes on its sovereignty or dignity during US-South Korea drills. F-18 fighter jets took off from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered carrier in a dramatic display of US […]

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#NorthKorea: EU expands sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in line with UN Security Council resolution

#NorthKorea: EU expands sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in line with UN Security Council resolution

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 27 February 2017, the Council adopted legal acts imposing further restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).  These legal acts transpose the additional restrictive measures imposed by United Nations Security Council resolution (UNSCR) 2321 adopted on 30 November 2016.  The measures include restrictions on transactions in coal, iron and iron ore from the DPRK, […]

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#NATO Secretary General condemns the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea

#NATO Secretary General condemns the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, has condemned the launch of a ballistic missile by the DPRK (North Korea). This is a further violation of multiple UN Security Council Resolutions, including Resolution 2321 adopted in November 2016. Stoltenberg stated that these consistent provocations and violations of binding UN Security Council Resolutions undermine regional and […]

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#China: Xi tells Trump co-operation is only choice

#China: Xi tells Trump co-operation is only choice

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President-elect Donald Trump that co-operation was the only choice for relations between the world’s two largest economies, with Trump saying the two had established a clear sense of mutual respect. Trump lambasted China throughout the US election campaign, drumming up headlines with his pledges to slap 45% tariffs on […]

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MEPs sound wake-up call on #nuclear threats

MEPs sound wake-up call on #nuclear threats

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Worsening relations between nuclear-armed states, such as Russia and the US or India and Pakistan, but also Russia’s threats to use nuclear weapons or to deploy them to more territories in Europe, are making the EU’s security environment ever more tense, say MEPs in a resolution. They call on these states to reduce nuclear weapons, […]

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#NorthKorea: China’s Security Council vote shows a responsible attitude

#NorthKorea: China’s Security Council vote shows a responsible attitude

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

China was placed in the limelight after it voted in favour of new sanctions resolution against North Korea in the UN Security Council, writes Liu Junguo from People’s Daily. “China agrees on the UN’s decision because it conforms to the demands of international law,” said Chinese military expert Yin Zhuo on the sidelines of the […]

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#humanrights: EU seamen detained in India, Ethiopia and North Korea nuclear test

#humanrights: EU seamen detained in India, Ethiopia and North Korea nuclear test

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Parliament calls on India to release the 14 Estonian and 6 Briton seamen detained in the south of the country, strongly condemns the nuclear test conducted on 6 January by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and deplores the recent use of excessive force by security forces in Ethiopia, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. […]

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