Iran, U.S. prisoner swap mediated by regional state, Nournews reports

DUBAI, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A regional country has mediated between Iran and the United States for the “simultaneous release of prisoners”, Nournews said on Saturday, shortly after Tehran cleared a man Iranian-American businessman to get out of jail for just one time. one week leave. “In recent weeks, intensive talks, with the mediation of … Read more

S.Korea, U.S., Japan to stage anti-submarine drills amid N.Korea tension

SEOUL, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The naval forces of South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold their major trilateral anti-submarine drills on Friday for the first time in five years, amid tension around the recent series of North Korean missile tests. The drills will take place in international waters off the east coast … Read more

U.S. VP Harris set to visit Korean DMZ after Kim’s missile test

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris holds a bilateral meeting with South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the Koreas on … Read more

South Korea’s president, caught on hot mic, says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “false” media reports of his remarks threatened … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law formally enshrining its nuclear weapons policy, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

U.S. Vice President Harris to discuss Taiwan’s security in Asia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will discuss Taiwan security in bilateral meetings with Japanese and South Korean leaders during her visit to the region next week, a senior government official said on Friday. administration. The talks with South Korean President Yoon … Read more

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

From right, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Akizuki-class destroyer JS Teruzuki (DD 116) and the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) sail in formation in the Philippine Sea, July 19, 2020. Picture taken July 19. 2020. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class … Read more

Electric vehicles row overshadows S.Korean president’s first U.S. visit

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 20 (Reuters) – South Korea’s opposition to new rules governing U.S. subsidies for electric vehicles is expected to overshadow President Yoon Suk-yeol’s first official trip to the United States, disrupting a recent show of force by alliance with Washington. Yoon, who was in London … Read more

U.S. vows continued deployment of strategic assets after North Korea nuclear law

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea on Friday denounced North Korea’s first-use nuclear doctrine unveiled this month as “escalating and destabilizing” and Washington pledged to continue to deploy and exercise strategic means to deter and respond to Pyongyang. A joint statement … Read more

New N.Korea law outlines nuclear weapons use, including preemptive strikes

A North Korean flag flies at the Gijungdong propaganda village in North Korea, in this photo taken near the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, South Korea, 19 July 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) – North Korea … Read more