Tag Archives: nuclear weapons

Putin: Nuked Russians Will Go To Heaven As Martyrs

Agence France-Presse reports: Russians will “go to heaven” as martyrs in the event of nuclear war because Moscow will only ever use nuclear weapons in retaliation, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. “We have no concept of a preemptive strike,” Putin told a forum of international experts in the southern city of Sochi in response to a question from the audience. ...

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North Korea Says “No Way” To Disarming Nukes First

CBS News reports: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday that there is “no way” his nation will ever disarm its nuclear weapons first if it can’t trust Washington. “Without any trust in the U.S. there will be no confidence in our national security and, under such circumstances, there is no way ...

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North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site

Reuters reports: North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country’s nuclear program. Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said they agreed to turn ...

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Kim Jong-Un: My Faith In Trump Is Unchanged And I Still Want To Denuclearize During His First Term

The BBC reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s faith in Donald Trump remains “unchanged” and he wants to denuclearise the Korean peninsula during the US president’s first term, South officials say. Mr Kim made his comments to envoys from Seoul who were in the North to arrange a new leaders’ summit later this month. Relations between the North and the ...

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North Korea Blasts “Regrettable” Talks With Pompeo

Reuters reports: North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were “regrettable” and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. The statement by an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday came hours after Pompeo concluded two days of talks with North Korean officials ...

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Satellite Images Raise Alarms About NK Nukes

The Hill reports: Satellite images showing North Korea making substantial improvements to one of its nuclear research facilities are raising alarms that the regime has little interest in actually giving up its nuclear arsenal. Just two weeks after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a deal committing the U.S. to security guarantees in exchange for North ...

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Trump: North Korea Is No Longer A Nuclear Threat

CNN reports: President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the North Korean regime no longer poses a nuclear threat following his summit with Kim Jong Un, even though the meeting produced no verifiable proof that the rogue regime will discontinue its nuclear program. After nearly five hours of unprecedented talks between Trump and Kim on Tuesday, the two leaders signed a ...

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Ben Shapiro Blasts Right Wing “Triumphalism” About Kim Summit: The Nuclear Agreement Is Weak [VIDEO]

“If you thought of the flag that was next to the American flag as a Nazi flag rather than a North Korean flag, everybody would see the concern. This is slave state with 25 million prisoners and gulag system hundreds of thousands people wide. The president’s praise for the dictator of North Korea was disquieting. The triumphalism that seems to ...

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Lindsey Graham: I “Violently Disagree” With Trump’s Pledge To Withdraw US Forces From South Korea

“I don’t think cancelling a war game is going to matter over the arc of time. One thing I would violently disagree with is removing our troops. I can’t imagine I would vote for any agreement that requires us to withdraw our forces. That would destabilize Asia. That is what China wants. That doesn’t make the world more peaceful, it ...

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Trump On Kim: We Have A Very Special Bond [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: North Korea will denuclearize, President Trump declared in an exclusive interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos just hours after intense and historic negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Stephanopoulos asked how Trump could trust the brutal dictator. “I do trust him, yeah,” Trump said. “Maybe in a year you’ll be interviewing and I’ll ...

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Trump On Lack Of Any Notes From Singapore Summit: I Have One Of The Great Memories Of All Time [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Tuesday that he doesn’t need any transcript or notes from his summit meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un because he has “one of the great memories of all times.” When asked by a reporter if he had notes to verify details after the meeting in Singapore, Trump said he didn’t need to. ...

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Trump Departs Singapore Early After Signing Vague Deal With Kim: “Nothing More We Could Have Done”

CNBC reports: The much anticipated agreement that was signed between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday has drawn much hard-hitting criticism for not being sufficiently specific, especially on what denuclearization really means. A photo of the document, which Trump deemed “very comprehensive,” revealed that North Korea will work toward “complete denuclearization,” among other points that ...

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SINGAPORE: Trump And Kim Arrive For Summit

The BBC reports: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their historic summit. Mr Trump flew in aboard Air Force One, a few hours after Mr Kim touched down with his entourage. Their meeting – the first between a leader from the North and a sitting US president – will take place ...

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REPORT: North Korea Faked Destruction Of Nuke Site

CNN reports: What first appeared to be a gesture indicating North Korea might be willing to dismantle its nuclear weapons program appears to have been little more than a propaganda effort for the world’s cameras. No weapons inspectors or nonproliferation experts were invited to witness the detonation, and now initial assessments indicate that the show was essentially a charade. “The ...

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US Might Pay For Kim’s Hotel During Summit

The Washington Post reports: At an island resort off the coast of Singapore, U.S. event planners are working day and night with their North Korean counterparts to set up a summit designed to bring an end to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. But a particularly awkward logistical issue remains unresolved, according to two people familiar with the talks. Who’s going to ...

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Trump: The North Korea Summit Is Totally Back On

The New York Times reports: President Trump announced on Friday that the summit meeting he had canceled with North Korea’s leader will be held after all, the latest twist in a nuclear-edged diplomatic drama that has captivated and confused much of the world. The president rescheduled the get-together with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, barely a week after scrubbing ...

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CIA Analysis: Kim Won’t Give Up Nukes But May Open US Burger Franchise As Show Of Goodwill To Trump

NBC News reports: A new U.S. intelligence assessment has concluded that North Korea does not intend to give up its nuclear weapons any time soon, three U.S. officials told NBC News — a finding that conflicts with recent statements by President Donald Trump that Pyongyang intends to do so in the future. In an odd twist, a list of potential ...

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Trump: The North Korea Summit May Be Back On

Reuters reports: A senior North Korean official is headed to New York to discuss an upcoming summit, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, the latest indication that an on-again-off-again meeting between Trump and North Korea’s leader may go ahead next month. Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, was scheduled to fly to the ...

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China “Aggressively” Steps Up Nuclear Weapons Tests

The South China Morning Post reports: China is aggressively developing its next generation of nuclear weapons, conducting an average of five tests a month to simulate nuclear blasts, according to a major Chinese weapons research institute. Its number of simulated tests has in recent years outpaced that of the United States, which conducts them less than once a month on ...

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Trump Says North Korea Summit Might Be Back On Again Because “Everybody Plays Games” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: While departing the White House on Friday, President Trump told pool reporters that his administration is still speaking with North Korea, and indicated that the peace summit he canceled yesterday could still take place. Trump canceled the summit, originally scheduled for June 12, in a letter addressed to North Korean leader Kim Jong Unm yesterday. Trump even ...

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