N.Korea backs Russia’s proclaimed annexations, criticises U.S. ‘double standards’

SEOUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) – North Korea supports Russia’s proclaimed annexation of parts of Ukraine, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday, accusing the United States of applying “a double standard of gangster type” by interfering in the affairs of other countries. State media KCNA reported on a US-led UN Security Council resolution condemning the proclaimed … Read more

U.S. cheers Ukraine’s “significant” battlefield success at Lyman

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday applauded Ukraine’s capture of the key Lyman stronghold from Russia in eastern Ukraine, saying he would was an encouraging success on the battlefield that would create new dilemmas for the Russian army. “Absolutely, it’s important. We’re very encouraged by what we’re seeing right … Read more

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

U.S. has not seen acts indicating Russia contemplating nuclear attack

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The United States has yet to see Russia take any action suggesting it is considering using nuclear weapons in its invasion of Ukraine, the Secretary General said on Friday. State Antony Blinken, despite what he called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “chatter” about their possible use. “We’re looking very carefully at … 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

Russia open to in-person talks with U.S. on nuclear arms treaty

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday it was exploring the possibility of a face-to-face meeting between Russian and U.S. negotiators on a landmark nuclear arms control treaty. At a briefing in Moscow, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Russia was open to relaunching inspections under the New START treaty and was considering … Read more

Kremlin says Russia and U.S. have ‘sporadic’ contact over nuclear weapons

The Russian and US flags are pictured ahead of talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman at the US mission in Geneva, Switzerland, January 10, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law limits … Read more

U.S. warns Putin of ‘catastrophic’ consequences over nuclear weapons

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The United States would react decisively to any Russian use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine and … Read more

U.S. warns Putin of ‘catastrophic’ consequences if nuclear weapons used in Ukraine

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The United States would react decisively to any Russian use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine and … 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