Vladimir Putin says North Korea taking steps towards denuclearisation, but US making endless demands
Speaking at an economic forum in Vladivostok, Putin said Pyongyang had taken positive steps towards denuclearisation and was now waiting for a response. He said it was counter-productive if one side did a lot and the other did nothing.
North Korea is only months away from obtaining the capability to hit US territory with a nuclear weapon and must be disarmed, a US envoy said, dismissing Pyongyang's diplomatic thaw with South Korea as a “charm offensive” that fooled no one
NATO chief says UN treaty alone won't rid world of nuclear weapons, emphasises need of 'painful disarmament' period
NATO supports the idea of a world without nuclear weapons, but doesn't believe it can be achieved by imposing a ban through United Nations convention
UN treaty banning nuclear weapons adopted by 122 countries despite opposition from US, Russia, Britain
The treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted by a vote of 122 in favor with one country — NATO member The Netherlands voting against — while Singapore abstained.
India has voiced disappointment over the UN's failure to adopt consensus guidelines on disarmament issues.
India has suggested a "meaningful dialogue" among all nations possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence.
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says progress toward destroying Syria's chemical weapons is "the only positive note" in the worsening crisis in the Mideast nation
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International inspectors have so far visited three sites linked to Syria's chemical weapons program, a spokesman said Thursday, as the team races to destroy the country's stockpile and delivery systems amid a raging civil war
International inspection teams overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons will have to negotiate cease-fires to access some sites, officials closely involved with the mission said
The head of the Hague-based global chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday that Syrian officials had been "quite cooperative" in the early stages of the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal
An advance group of international inspectors arrived in Syria on Tuesday to begin the ambitious task of overseeing the destruction of President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program
The U.N. says its inspectors in Syria will investigate a total of seven sites where chemical weapons were allegedly used, including a Damascus suburb where hundreds were killed last month
The inspectors responsible for tracking down Syria's chemical arms stockpile and verifying its destruction plan to start work in Syria by Tuesday