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Trump's Planned Nuclear Pact Withdrawal 'Not The Work Of A Great Mind,' Says Gorbachev

Trump's Planned Nuclear Pact Withdrawal 'Not The Work Of A Great Mind,' Says GorbachevFormer Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev slammed U.S. President Donald



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Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’

Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’The risks to global security could be severe if the U.S. pulls out of the



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Germany, Israel agree Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Merkel

Germany, Israel agree Iran must never have nuclear weapons: MerkelGermany and Israel agree that Iran should never be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons but they differ on how to achieve this goal, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday at a news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “We are very convinced and strongly share Israel’s position that everything must be done to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.



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Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weaponsSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top South Korean official told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul's first public comment about the size of the North's secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu said the site contained some 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of radioactive material that has since been moved and called on the U.N. atomic agency to inspect the location immediately with Geiger counters.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu said the site contained some 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of radioactive material that has since been moved and called on the U.N. atomic agency to inspect the location immediately with Geiger counters.



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North Korea Agrees to Permanently Dismantle Nuclear Complex If U.S. Takes Corresponding Steps

North Korea Agrees to Permanently Dismantle Nuclear Complex If U.S. Takes Corresponding StepsNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday



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North Korea to allow international inspections for nuclear dismantlement, if U.S. takes reciprocal measures

North Korea to allow international inspections for nuclear dismantlement, if U.S. takes reciprocal measuresSEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea agreed to allow international inspectors to observe a "permanent dismantlement" of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday. North and South Korea agreed that the Korean Peninsula should turn into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats," Moon said following the conclusion of his summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. …



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Two Koreas hold high-stakes summit with nuclear talks in jeopardy

Two Koreas hold high-stakes summit with nuclear talks in jeopardyThe inter-Korean summit will be a litmus test for another meeting Kim has recently proposed to U.S. President Donald Trump, giving clues to whether Kim is serious about denuclearization, a commitment he made at their first encounter in June. Trump has asked Moon to be “chief negotiator” between himself and Kim, according to Moon’s aides, after Trump canceled a trip to Pyongyang by his secretary of state last month. “I’d like to have frank dialogue with Chairman Kim on how to find a point of contact between U.S. demands for denuclearization and North Korea’s demands for ending hostile relations and security guarantees,” Moon told a meeting with senior secretaries on Monday.



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