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US Imperialist Policies Towards Venezuela and Iran Show Their Hand

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – The Imperialist policies of the US have heated up within a span of 24 hours from an already fever pitch. On Sunday, the US State Department threatened Venezuela with further sanctions over their presidential elections which Deputy Secretary John Sullivan claimed as illegitimate. On Monday, not only did State follow through on their threats on […]

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Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

London (MPN) – If there is any country on the list of U.S. adversaries about which almost everyone lacks critical understanding, it is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). Unlike most countries, the DPRK has managed to stay fairly closed off to U.S. interference and intelligence-gathering — whether by embassies and consulates, or other […]

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Issue Joint Statement Following Syria Peace Talks

Astana (TNA) – Iran, Russia, and Turkey, as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in Syria, issued a joint statement on Tuesday following the Arab country’s peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana. In the joint statement, representatives of Iran, Russia, and Turkey reiterated that there is no military solution to the […]

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Playing US Sanctions: China Walks a Fine Line in Iran

Beijing (AMN) – Chinese businessman Sheng Kuan Li didn’t worry about sanctions when he decided in 2010 to invest $200 million in a steel mill in Iran that started producing ingots and billet within months of the lifting of punitive measures against the Islamic republic as part of 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran. With no operations […]

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Seoul Wants US Troops to Stay Regardless of Any Treaty with Pyongyang

Seoul (TNA) – South Korea said on Wednesday the issue of U.S. troops stationed in the South is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed. “US troops stationed in South Korea are an issue regarding the alliance between South Korea […]

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Kim Jong Un: DPRK to Denuclearize for US Pledge to End War

Pyongyang (GPA) – The talks between the leaders of North and South Korea have apparently resulted in a promise by Kim Jong Un for the DPRK to denuclearize if the US stands down. In a grand gesture, Kim Jong Un has promised that he would take concrete measures towards getting the DPRK to denuclearize in exchange for […]

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Here is What North and South Korea Agreed to This Weekend

Demilitarized Zone (GPA) – Here is a breakdown of the agreement made between North and South Korea following Friday’s meeting between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in. History was made Friday when the leaders of North and South Korea, Kim Jong Un and his counterpart, President Moon Jae-in met face to face. This long-awaited meeting between the […]

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Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in Stage Historic Intra-Korea Summit

Pyongyang (teleSUR) – North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is crossing the border to meet with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in to hold the first intra-Korea summit in over a decade. South Korea’s Moon will greet Kim at the military demarcation line at 9:30 a.m. local time, making Kim the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 Korean War. The […]

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Trade War: China puts Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

Beijing (GPA) – The new tariffs are a sign that China is prepared for Trump’s trade war despite not wanting it. In the weeks following several changes in US trade policy aimed at China such as new tariffs on steel imports (which only affect .01% of China’s GDP) and an attack on solar panels (a market where […]

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Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un Meet in Beijing

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with Kim Jong Un in a surprise meeting that took place in Beijing yesterday. In his first trip abroad Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) paid a surprise visit to Beijing in preparation for upcoming negotiations with South Korea and the […]

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