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,…

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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…

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Who is selling weapons to Myanmar?

Most of Myanmar’s military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine. Shakeeb Asrar  16 Sep 2017  The Myanmar army has shaped the country’s politics and external affairs since it gained independence from the British in 1948. For more than half a century the army ruled with an iron fist. Since the early 1990s, it was subject to various…

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AUSTIN RAMZY SEPT. 18, 2017 Bangladeshi boatmen ferrying Rohingya refugees this month across the Naf River, which separates Myanmar and Bangladesh. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times HONG KONG — Despite international condemnation of Myanmar’s campaign of violence against the Rohingya people, there have been few calls for a return to the sort…

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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…

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Keywords of China’s major-country diplomacy: China’s global governance vision

2017-09-14 Editor: yan Editor’s Note: China is rolling out a major documentary series on its diplomatic principles, practices and achievements over the past five years. The English-language version of the program is also available on TV and online. To help the audience better understand Chinese diplomacy, Xinhua is releasing a variety of reports that include…

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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…

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