Showing posts with label nuclear weapons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label nuclear weapons. Show all posts

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Zarif: Countries That ‘Protect Criminals Who Chainsaw Critics’ Shouldn’t Talk ‘Nonsense’ About Iran - Sputnik International

in the process of acquiring nuclear (weapons) capability

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian over the latter’s recent claim that Iran was “in the process of acquiring nuclear (weapons) capability” and had “destabilised” its neighbours, suggesting the French diplomat needed a “reality check.”

Friday, January 8, 2021

Pelosi asks military about limiting Trump nuke access -AA

Pelosi asks military about limiting Trump nuke access

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Friday she has spoken with top military brass about limiting outgoing US President Donald Trump's access to the nation's nuclear codes.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Monday, October 26, 2020

Japan Rejects Nuclear Ban Treaty; Survivors to Keep Pushing - Tasnim News Agency

Japan Rejects Nuclear Ban Treaty


Japan said Monday it will not sign a UN treaty that bans nuclear weapons and does not welcome its entry into force next year, rejecting the wishes of atomic bomb survivors in Japan who are urging the government to join and work for a nuclear-free world.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to come into force on Jan 22, 2021 - TASS

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will come into force on January 22, 2021, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) said in a statement on Saturday.

Monday, April 30, 2018

France, UK and Germany pledge support for Iran nuclear deal

Iran nuclear deal
Britain, France and Germany have agreed that the nuclear deal that U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap remains the best way of stopping Tehran getting nuclear weapons, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said on Sunday.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Crown Prince
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud announced on Thursday that his country would develop a nuclear bomb if Iran does so, Al Arabiya local news reported.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

North Koreans have 'no idea' of Trump, Kim summit

North Koreans
Ordinary North Koreans have no idea a major summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump is being planned, and the reason is nuclear weapons, according to a Japanese journalist.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sunday, December 24, 2017

North Korea calls on US to give up dreams that Pyongyang will abandon nuclear weapons

dreams that Pyongyang will abandon nuclear weapons
North Korea will continue enhancing its nuclear defensive potential and the United States should put up with the idea that Pyongyang won’t give up these weapons, its Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.

Monday, December 18, 2017

US should have withdrawn its estimated 200 nukes from Europe long ago : Moscow

B61 nuclear bombs
The US should withdraw the nuclear weapons it has deployed in Europe rather than upgrading them, a senior Russian diplomat has said. Moscow is concerned that the upgrades are making the bombs more suitable for actual combat.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N Korea impasse

Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N Korea impasse
Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of a global "catastrophe" unless a diplomatic solution over North Korea is reached, saying imposing further sanctions on North Korea would be useless.

Monday, September 4, 2017

US Warns N. Korea of 'Massive Military Response' after Nuke Test

miniaturized hydrogen bomb
The United States warned it could launch a "massive military response" to any threats from North Korea following Pyongyang's provocative detonation of what it claimed was a miniaturized hydrogen bomb.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

‘Missiles to fly over Japan & land near Guam’: N. Korea’s strike plan vs US to be ready in ‘days’

N. Korea’s strike plan vs US
North Korean state media has outlined details of the country’s Guam strike plan expected to be ready by mid-August. The attack will reportedly include four missiles fired over Japan and landing within a few dozen kilometers of US territory.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'

Defense Secretary James Mattis
Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday warned North Korea to stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons or face the end of Pyongyang's regime and "the destruction of its people."

Monday, July 31, 2017

China: US, North Korea should ease tensions themselves

China's UN envoy
China's UN envoy has said it is primarily up to the United States and North Korea, not Beijing, to reduce tensions and work toward resuming talks to end Pyongyang's nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programmes.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Pence Warns North Korea 'Era of Strategic Patience Is Over'

US Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the speed and willingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

'Doomsday Clock' Moves Closer to Midnight; Trump Largely Blamed

Atomic scientists on Thursday moved the hands of their symbolic "Doomsday Clock" 30 seconds closer to midnight, in large part, they announced, because of the words of one man - President Donald Trump.

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