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Russia's top diplomat urges United States to offer deal to North Korea

Russia's top diplomat urges United States to offer deal to North Korea

The official said closing Russia's consulate general in San Francisco and two annexes in Washington, DC, and New York City is a response to the "Russian desire for parity in the diplomatic relationship". The Russian declaration had been a retaliation, in its own right, for the "insolence" demonstrated by new sanctions overwhelmingly passed by USA lawmakers.



A North Korea Conflict Would 'Severely Affect' the Global Oil Trade

He stressed that the situation around nuclear and missile provocations, the DPRK threatens to result in "explosive". 'North Korea must find the path to negotiations. Early on Tuesday, North Korea fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting US President Donald Trump to say that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of preemptive military action.



Seoul condemns NK's threat to execute S. Korean reporters

According to the North's Central Court, by reviewing the book, newspapers "committed a ugly crime of seriously insulting the dignity of the DPRK" as part of a "sordid smear campaign". CPJ called Chosun Ilbo to request comment, but the call was disconnected. "We will track down to the end those who masterminded and manipulated ugly provocations of slandering and insulting the dignity of the DPRK and mete out death to them".


USA air strikes force IS convoy to retreat

USA air strikes force IS convoy to retreat

A convoy of over 300 armed Islamic State fighters and their families Forced to turn back towards their starting point on the Syria-Lebanon border. The Islamic State fighters in the border pocket accepted a truce and evacuation deal after simultaneous but separate offensives by the Lebanese army on one front and the Syrian army and Hezbollah on the other.



Trump lawyers met with Mueller, arguing Trump didn't obstruct justice

Comey was sacked May 9. In a letter of dismissal, Trump stated that both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had recommended Comey be removed. Rosenstein, in a statement to Congress, has said that he learned on May 8 of Trump's plans to fire Comey, and that he agreed with the decision. Trump told NBC News in May that he was frustrated by the ongoing investigation and believes it was motivated by Democrats' fury at losing the election.