State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have “agreed to continue to work toward a diplomatic solution to achieve a denuclearized Korean peninsula,” the U.S. State Department said Wednesday. A U.S. statement said the two spoke by phone Tuesday to discuss concerns related to North Korea’s “destabilizing nuclear program and emphasized… Please follow and like us:

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Xi’s China rising, Trump’s America waning

In less than a year in office, US President Donald Trump has managed to alienate more allies and provoke more enemies faster and more decisively than any of his predecessors in recent history. All of a sudden, we face the simultaneous threats of war from the Korean Peninsula to the Middle East. Meanwhile, US’ chief rival,… Please follow and like us:

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China ‘must be ready’ for war on the Korean peninsula

Beijing needs to come up with backup plans – either on its own or with Washington and Seoul – in case the crisis on the Korean peninsula escalates into conflict, a leading Chinese analyst has warned. But other observers said it was still too early to discuss a post-war Pyongyang with other countries, insisting there is… Please follow and like us:

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China warns US they will both lose out in event of trade war

Beijing/Washington (dpa) – China has warned the US that both sides will lose out in a trade war as US President Donald Trump is expected to order an inquiry into Beijing’s trade practices. “There will be no winner, but only both losers” if it comes to a trade war, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said… Please follow and like us:

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US Shoots Down Missile in Intercept Test Over Pacific

The U.S. said Tuesday it has successfully shot down a simulated incoming missile, bolstering its defense against the threat posed by North Korea’s recent test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said in its test it launched a ballistic missile from a fighter jet over… Please follow and like us:

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China, US to join forces on economy

President Xi Jinping with US President Donald Trump on Saturday in Hamburg, Germany YAO DAWEI / XINHUA Second meeting of presidents promotes trade, military plans The latest meeting between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, was productive and reassuring to the world, experts said, as it confirmed ongoing discussions about an ambitious economic… Please follow and like us:

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Trump-Kim Summit Would Likely Require Major Concessions

Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s expressed willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, it seems unlikely to happen anytime soon as neither side is prepared to offer any concessions to warrant such a high level summit. When Trump on Monday said he would be “honored” to meet the North’s young leader, in an… Please follow and like us:

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US warships advance towards Korean Peninsula

A group of US warships is headed to the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula as a show of force, according to a US official. The strike group, called Carl Vinson, includes an aircraft carrier and will make its way from Singapore towards the Korean Peninsula. The development comes in response to recent North Korean… Please follow and like us:

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