Daily Archive: May 4, 2019

North Korea Confirms Test of ‘Multiple Rocket Launchers’

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA North Korea tested multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons, state media confirmed Saturday, the first comments on a launch that has further raised military tensions.Kim Jong Un personally gave an order of firing of the …

After Test, South Korea Urges North to Stop Raising Tensions

SEOUL South Korea called on North Korea to stop raising military tensions, after the North fired a barrage of projectiles into the sea off the east coast of Korea.In a statement, a South Korean presidential spokesperson said the tests go against a Sept…

Trump urges Putin to keep pressure on N. Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. President Donald Trump urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to help keep pressure on North Korea until it dismantles its nuclear weapons program, Trump’s spokeswoman said.The two leaders spoke by phone and discussed nuclea…

South Korea urges North Korea to avoid raising military tension

South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to stop action that intensifies military tension on the Korean peninsula, saying it is very concerned about the North’s firing of shortrange projectiles, reports Trend citing to ReutersThe government also said …

U.S. envoy for N.K. to visit S. Korea next week

WASHINGTON, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to South Korea and Japan next week for talks on North Korea’s denuclearization, the State Department said Friday.Biegun will visit Seoul next Thursday and Friday follow…

N. Korea fires shortrange missile

North Korea fired an unidentified shortrange missile in the direction of the East Sea on Saturday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, Trend reports citing Yonhap.The North “fired a missile from its east coast town of Wonsan in the eastern …

US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work

The administration of US President Donald Trump has renewed three key waivers that will allow European allies, Russia and China to cooperate with Iran on civil nuclear programs, Trend reports citing Press TV.The waivers, which were due to expire Saturd…