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South Korea dismisses Pyongyang’s peace call | Al Jazeera English

South Korea has dismissed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for improved ties, urging his government to take nuclear disarmament steps first. Kim Eui-do, South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman, told reporters on Friday that North Korea should first make “sincere” efforts for nuclear disarmament, if it wanted to improve strained ties with Seoul. “In order to improve ties between ...

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U.N. General Assembly condemns Syria, Iran, North Korea for rights abuses | Reuters

The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday condemned Syria for widespread human rights abuses and expressed concern about such violations in Iran and North Korea, but it welcomed pledges by Iran’s president to improve in some areas. The resolution on Iran was approved with 86 votes in favor, 36 against and 61 abstentions, and the draft on Syria was adopted ...

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China’s Policy on North Korea: Economic Engagement and Nuclear Disarmament | SIPRI Publications

SIPRI has announced the publication of China’s North Korea Policy: Economic Engagement and Nuclear Disarmament. In the period between North Korea’s second and third nuclear tests, and in the midst of the succession to Kim Jong Il, China’s economic relations with North Korea expanded at an unprecedented pace. It is a widely held view in China that this increase in ...

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Collapsism | FPIF

By John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus America’s foreign policy hawks are no longer counting on Iran to collapse, but North Korea and Cuba remain the “Teetering Twosome.” When small children want something to go away, they close their eyes. Poof! The monster disappears. The spoonful of spinach vanishes. The spilled milk evaporates. Except that they don’t. U.S ...

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