9/12/16 China responded Monday to calls that it needs to do more to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program by saying that American officials were truly to blame for inciting conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
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9/7/16 The UN Security Council on Tuesday issued a strong condemnation of North Korea’s latest missile tests and threatened to take “further significant measures” against Pyongyang.
9/8/16 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye agreed on Wednesday to coordinate their responses to North Korea’s ballistic missile launches, at bilateral talks on the sidelines of regional meetings in Laos.
9/10/16 North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear device on Friday, but the more worrying aspect for its rivals was Pyongyang’s claim that it had advanced its ability to make a nuclear weapon, by miniaturizing and mounting a warhead on a missile.
8/28/16 U.S. experts and former officials secretly met several times with top
North Korean officials this year, and some of them have emerged
believing the regime of Kim Jong Un is ready to restart talks about
its nuclear program.
8/2/16 The secretary-general of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations, who praised the speech given by United States President Barack Obama during his visit to Hiroshima, says he regretted doing so after learning the content of the speech in more detail.
8/5/16 While Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima as the first sitting U.S. president in May highlighted again the need to eliminate nuclear weapons, Japan’s major anti-nuclear group, which has led the movement for 60 years at home and abroad, sees a rocky road ahead as its membership declines with the passing of atomic bomb survivors.
Since your historic visit to Hiroshima in May, several people have been asking me to share my thoughts. What would I have said to you directly if we’d had an opportunity to sit down and speak face to face?
7/20/16 North Korea said on Wednesday its latest ballistic missile tests trialled detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on US targets in South Korea and were personally monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong-un.