Trump’s UN speech in breach of UN charter, says Swedish FM

2017-09-20 Editor: Mu Xuequan STOCKHOLM, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first United Nations (UN) address as “bombastic and nationalist,” saying the speech was “in breach of the UN charter.” Wallstrom commented on the speech soon after Trump stepped off the podium at the UN headquarters,…

China unwilling to accept threats of using force as means to resolve North Korea issue

  September 19, 11:41 UTC+3 Political dialogue is the only way to resolve the current issues, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry BEIJING, September 19. /TASS/. China would not accept any threats and hints concerning the use of force in order to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said at…

North Korea nearing final development stage of ICBM: ministry

By Jo He-rimSept 18, 2017 – 18:34 North Korea is nearing the final stage of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile and is likely to continue test-launches and nuclear experiments to perfect the technology, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday. In a briefing to a parliamentary defense committee, the ministry also said that the North’s launch Friday…

The Rare, Potent Fuel Powering North Korea’s Weapons 查看简体中文版 查看繁體中文版

By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER SEPT. 17, 2017 Footage of a rocket launching was shown in Pyongyang on Saturday. Intelligence officials believe that North Korea’s program has advanced to the point where it is no longer as reliant on outside suppliers of a rocket fuel, and that it may be making the…

North Korea’s provocations leave Japan, allies short on options

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters late Sunday following telephone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump regarding North Korea’s latest nuclear test. | KYODO by Tomoyuki Tachikawa Kyodo Sep 4, 2017 Japan is apparently stumped over how to deal with North Korea, which carried out its sixth nuclear test Sunday in defiance of international…

Diplomatic effort on DPRK nuclear issue “first and foremost”: U.S. top diplomat

Xinhua Editor: Lu Hui 2017-08-18 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (2nd R) attends a joint press conference with visiting Japanese officials at the State Department in Washington D.C., the United States, on Aug. 17, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed on Thursday that diplomatic effort was “first and foremost” choice in solving…

Dual suspension initiative “solution to Korean Peninsula issue”: Foreign Ministry

Xinhua Editor: Yang Yi 2017-08-17  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying (Photo source: fmprc.gov.cn) BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) — The “suspension for suspension” initiative is the most reasonable, fair and practical way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Thursday. Hua Chunying said the initiative, proposed by China, can…

North Korea’s New High-Performance Missile Engines Likely Weren’t Made in Russia or Ukraine

However, U.S. intelligence has a good idea of the kind of engine North Korea is using in its new long-range missiles.  Ankit Panda August 16, 2017   The first stage of North Korea’s new intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM), the Hwasong-14 (KN20), and intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM), the Hwasong-12 (KN17), both use a variant of…