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U.S. wants UN Security coUNcil vote on North Korea sanctions
The United States would like the UN Security Council to vote on May to sanction North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, the U.S. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Ambassador to the United Nations, said Tuesday. The United States would like the UN Security Council to vote on May to sanction North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, the U.S. Linda Thomas-Greenfield , Ambassador to the United Nations , said Tuesday. The United States released an initial draft resolution to the 15-member council ...
Updated: 05/04/2022
Japan, Thailand sign defense deal amid China tensions
... of defense equipment and technology, deepening their bilateral security cooperation amid the growing clout of an assertive China ... ... aid to strengthen the quarantine regime in the Southeast Asian nation, a hub of Japanese corporate activities in the region. Japan ... ... in a vote last month to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council. Kishida stressed the need to keep communicating with other ... ... can't take the same action as the G 7, including Japan and the United States. The G 7 has imposed a slew of sanctions to punish Moscow....
Updated: 05/03/2022
Biden administration to make $3 billion for electric vehicle battery
... prices has made the case that the country needs to shift towards electric vehicles, according to administration officials. In recent days, Putin tried to use Russia's energy supply as a weapon against other nations, said Brian Deese , director of the National Economic Council . That is why it is so important that we in the United States reinvest and re-underwrite our own energy security. In March, Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to spur the production of minerals needed for electric vehicle batteries.
Updated: 05/02/2022
Russia bans Western Information Security tools in unfriendly countries
... denied all of these allegations. In early April, Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Oleg Khramov revealed that the United States has closed communication channels with Russia regarding cybersecurity. The two countries had exchanged lists of critical internet infrastructure under the auspices of the US National Security Council and the Russian Security Council . Russia added all EU member states, the UK, Canada, Japan, and several other countries ...
Updated: 05/02/2022
China vows maximum efforts to protect energy supply despite external pressure
... conflicts. Despite the external pressure, China still has the capacity to guarantee a secure, reliable and stable supply of energy, said Fu Linghui , a spokeswoman for the National Bureau of Statistics . For the first quarter of 2022, the country's raw coal... ... increased 3.1 percent from a year ago to reach 1.99 trillion kilowatt-hours. An earlier State Council executive meeting said that energy is the basis of economic and social development... ... oversight. Three nuclear power stations in China have been approved for new generating units.
Updated: 05/02/2022
South Korean cripto exchange CEO arrested for trying to steal military secrets
... created a hacking device for use by the army captain. The army captain gave the login details to the North Korean agent. A United Nations report said in February that North Korean cybercrime groups stole $50 million from three criptocurrencies from three exchanges in 2020 to 2021. The U.N. Security Council has stated that the North Korean government has been using stolen cryptocurrencies to finance weapons of mass destruction and ballistic ...
Updated: 05/01/2022
Russia says risks of nuclear war should be limited
... nuclear powers must adhere to the logic laid out in official documents aimed at preventing nuclear war. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that the West should not underestimate the elevated risks of nuclear conflict over Ukraine, although the United States said it did not believe there was a threat of Russia using nuclear weapons despite an escalation in Moscow's rhetoric. Yermakov was quoted as saying that nuclear powers must adhere to the logic enshrined in documents they have jointly created. ...
Updated: 04/30/2022
India builds partnership with Russia out of necessity, says Antony Blinken
... Wednesday. Amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the US has been pressing India and other nations to impose sanctions on Moscow and reduce their reliance on Russian weapons,... ... partner. We are investing in that effort. There is a growing convergence between the United States and India. China is a big part of that, according to Blinken . Hagerty, a Republican... ... the conflict through dialogue and diplomacy. India, a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term ending December 12th this year, has repeatedly abstained...
Updated: 04/28/2022
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