Top US, Russian diplomats discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations

27 December, 2017, 02:29 | Author: Leticia Riley
  • Primary anti-terrorist task in Syria is defeat of Jabhat al-Nusra, Lavrov says

Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE on Tuesday for the Trump administration's "aggressive" remarks on North Korea.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told state-run media that no one wants to see war on the Korean Peninsula and that he hopes the United States is not planning a military approach to resolving the situation.

Russian Federation has reiterated its call for the United States and North Korea to start a negotiations process with the ultimate aim of resolving the nuclear crisis.

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has ruled out the deployment of additional military bases overseas, including in Latin America, despite an increase in military campaigns in recent years. "As the exchange of confrontational rhetoric is between Pyongyang and Washington, therefore Russia's readiness is rather evident to open the way for de-escalating tensions". He previously warned of "fire and fury" should North Korea continue threatening the U.S.

US Sanctions Two North Korean Missile Developers
Trump has promised to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continues to threaten the United States or its allies. North Korea has continued developing its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs in violation of U.N.

Pregnant Khloe parties with the Kardashian Klan for 'Khristmas'
Wearing a sparkling silver jumpsuit and a fur coat, Khloe cradled her growing bump as in a picture posted on Instagram. May you sparkle and shine this festive season, may all of your wishes and dreams come true.

UCLA's Josh Rosen Gives Thoughtful Answer To Question About Skipping Bowl Games
According to Schefter, Rosen is wary of coming out in the draft if the Browns appear to be close to committing to him. The star college quarterback reportedly does not want to play in Cleveland. .

Lavrov pointed out contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his USA counterpart Donald Trump have recently become quite intense, covering a wide range of bilateral and global topics.

Tillerson and Trump have given mixed messages regarding the administration's stance toward North Korea after Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile late last month.

Moscow has long called for the two sides to hold negotiations aimed at reducing tensions over the nuclear and missile program North Korea is pursuing in defiance of years of UN Security Council resolutions.

Recommended:

  • Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

    Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

    Thakur, who is five-time MLA from Seraj in Mandi district, has the backing of the RSS and a section of BJP MLAs in Himachal. The results for Himachal elections were declared on 18 December 2017 and BJP won the polls with a comfortable majority.
    Ex Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Faces Sexual Harassment Charge

    Ex Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Faces Sexual Harassment Charge

    This is not the first time that Lewandowski has landed in hot water for aggressive behavior or unwanted touching. It was only after the eyewitness reported it to Politico that Villa agreed to share her account of it.
    Aardvark Killed, Meerkats Presumed Dead As Fire Shuts London Zoo

    Aardvark Killed, Meerkats Presumed Dead As Fire Shuts London Zoo

    Staff members were treated for smoke inhalation and shock after the blaze broke out near a zoo cafe in the early morning hours. According to the zoo's statement, it began in the Animal Adventure section but spread quickly to an adjacent shop.
  • India angered by Pakistan's treatment of prisoner's wife, mother

    India angered by Pakistan's treatment of prisoner's wife, mother

    India, however, maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy. She was repeatedly interrupted while doing so and eventually prevented from proceeding further in this regard, claimed Kumar.
    Jersey passports to be blue

    Jersey passports to be blue

    British passports will change to a blue and gold design after Brexit , Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis has announced . A new blue British passport will set you back £72.50, which is the same price Brits now pay for the burgundy design.
    Track Santa at home and on the road

    Track Santa at home and on the road

    Usually tasked with defending airspace, for the last 60 years the agency has followed Santa around the world on Christmas Eve. Millions of people who want to know Santa's whereabouts now visit the NORAD Tracks Santa website .
  • New England Patriots expected to sign James Harrison

    New England Patriots expected to sign James Harrison

    Those two teams are clearly the class of the AFC this season, with only the Jaguars (10-5) at double digit wins entering Week 17. He did not become a full-time starter until he was 29, but he recorded 54 sacks in his first five seasons in the role.
    Trump's failure in United Nations  over Jerusalem a 'gift to Iran'

    Trump's failure in United Nations over Jerusalem a 'gift to Iran'

    No other country has its embassy for Israel in Jerusalem, though the Czech Republic has said it is considering such a move. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the USA veto of Egypt's draft resolution over Jerusalem on Monday.
    Smelly gift was sent to Mnuchin

    Smelly gift was sent to Mnuchin

    There was also a Christmas card with the present, which made references to Mnuchin, President Trump and the president's tax bill. Mnuchin", which could refer to the secretary's wife, who has become a target of hatred for her ostentatious displays of wealth.
  • STEELERS ON 11: Steelers clinch first-round bye with win against Texans

    STEELERS ON 11: Steelers clinch first-round bye with win against Texans

    The Steelers will be without leading receiver Antonio Brown , who suffered a calf injury last week against the Patriots. Yates cleared concussion protocol after being removed from the game late in the first half.
    Two flee suspicious Christmas morning fire that burned vacant Merced home

    Two flee suspicious Christmas morning fire that burned vacant Merced home

    When they went up to the front door of the home to investigate, they saw thick and black smoke billowing from the door frame. Two people, two dogs, and two cats were able to safely get out of the home when the fire started.
    Reliance Jio introduces Happy New Year 2018 plan starting at Rs 199

    Reliance Jio introduces Happy New Year 2018 plan starting at Rs 199

    Previously, users who needed more data had to jump straight to the Rs.309 plan, which comes with a validity of 49 days. But Vodafone falls short of Reliance Jio though as the new entrant is offering 1.2GB data per day for the same price.


Popular

JetBlue plane slides off taxiway at Boston's Logan Airport
We just skidded on the ice", the pilot radio to Air Traffic Control after the landing, according to ABC News . Passengers said the plane hit the ice and, suddenly, it felt like they were doing donuts on the tarmac.

Amazon just acquired smart home startup Blink
It's Day 1 for us at Amazon, and we're looking forward to seeing what we can deliver to our customers together. Blink's system, though, works with batteries you could pick up at a local corner store.

Pit bull attack kills woman, injures man on Christmas Eve
Deputies said the incident occurred near the southern Kentucky town of Arjay, about 125 miles southeast of Lexington. Sunday on Highway 66 in the Wiser Branch area, the Bell County Sheriff's Department said in a news release.

Modi praises Adityanath for rising above Noida superstition
The Delhi government termed it a repeat of the inauguration of the Badarpur-Faridabad Metro line in September, 2015, for which Mr. He said the BJP had taken decisions in national interest which would always be given preference over political gains.

Allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother on 'humanitarian grounds'
Mohammad Faisal clarified that convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with mother and wife was not the last meeting. The mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav held a meeting with him after Pakistani government accepted India's request.

Jennifer Lawrence just gave Kris Jenner the best Christmas surprise ever!
The photo shows Jenner's rainbowthemed Christmas decorations next to the 2018 Porsche Boxster Style 12V Ride-On-Car. Jenner was asked to deliver a birthday cake to the actor on her birthday, which she did, and the rest is history.

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia from today
Tunisian rights groups issued a statement on Saturday condemning the UAE measures as "discriminatory and racist". Tunisian media had reported that some Tunisian women were barred from boarding flights to Dubai.

Steam Winter Sale 2017 is now live
Another one is the Steam Controller , which allows users to play their entire collection of Steam games on their TV. Voting will let them get their hands on an exclusive Steam Awards trading card to add to their collection.

Army major, 3 jawans killed in Pak firing
Sepoy Pargat Singh aged 30 years, belonged to District Karnal, Haryana and is survived by his wife Smt Ramanpreet Kaur and a son. In a strongly worded press statement, the Indian Army warned Pakistan saying martyrdom of Indian soldiers will not go in vain.

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay
The participants from Germany, Norway and United Kingdom were given questionnaires that analysed diets and nutrition. Fruits and vegetables are the key, as eating apples and tomatoes can fix lung damage and delay their aging.