Tag Archives: Weapons proliferation

S Korea gives North financial advantages for denuclearization

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol waves a national flag during a ceremony to celebrate Korean Liberation Day from Japanese colonial rule in 1945, at the presidential office square in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-j

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday provided “audacious” financial help to North Korea if it abandons its nuclear weapons program whereas avoiding harsh criticism of the North days after it threatened “lethal” retaliation over the COVID-19 outbreak it blames on the South. In a speech celebrating the tip of…

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North Korea calls Pelosi ‘destroyer of worldwide peace’

A TV screen shows a news program reporting about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was visiting the Joint Security Area of the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. North Kore

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday referred to as U.S. Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi “the worst destroyer of worldwide peace and stability,” accusing her of inciting anti-North Korea sentiment and enraging China throughout her Asian tour earlier this week. Pelosi traveled to South Korea after visiting Taiwan, which had prompted China to launch…

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Iran enriches to twenty% with new centrifuges at fortified web site

Iran enriches to 20% with new centrifuges at fortified site

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran introduced Sunday that it has begun enriching uranium as much as 20% utilizing subtle centrifuges at its underground Fordo nuclear plant, state TV reported, an escalation that comes amid a standoff with the West over its tattered atomic deal. Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Power Group, mentioned uranium enriched…

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