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North Korea warns 'more gift packages' on way to US

North Korea warns 'more gift packages' on way to US

He said quote "the US will receive more gift packages from Pyongyang.as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on North Korea". 'It can no longer be business as usual with this regime'. Han is referring to North Korea's hydrogen-bomb test, conducted on Sunday. Putin claimed North Korea believes Western aggression is threatening its existence, resulting in nuclear stockpiles to prevent a Saddam Hussein-style overthrow.


China Purchases 14% Of Rosneft From Qatar

China Purchases 14% Of Rosneft From Qatar

The deal, which remains subject to final negotiations and regulatory approvals, values the shares at a premium of about 16 percent to the average price of Rosneft's share price over the last 30 days. It also adds a twist in a complex agreement to. The Russian government will continue to own a majority stake of Rosneft after the purchase. The European Union and Russian Federation have been at geopolitical odds regarding Syria, Ukraine, and several other issues, prompting the EU to seek new ...


Indictments in case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab

Indictments in case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab

When asked about the case, Erdo─čan said the decision "was totally political", adding that Turkey has not implemented such sanctions against Iran and the two countries have been maintaining "delicate bilateral relations". He said two female security officials who were protecting the Turkish first lady and were not present at the incident were also indicted. "Caglayan, who was serving as Minister of the Economy.


China's ties with North Korea fray

China's ties with North Korea fray

If the U.S. determines China to be an unwilling partner, it will be faced with a choice: "We accept the need to go to war, or we accept" North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, Davis said. The Russian leader also lashed out at the United States, saying it was preposterous for Washington to ask for Moscow's help with North Korea after sanctioning Russian companies whom U.S officials accused of violating North Korea sanctions.



Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear

Earlier Thursday, the final parts of a controversial United States missile defense system arrived at a base in South Korea as hundreds of protesters thronged the area amid a huge police presence. Putin said Pyongyang would not end its nuclear and missile programs because it viewed them as its only means of self-defense. "North Korea is escalating an overt challenge to the peace, prosperity, law and order of the region and indeed the entire world".


Russia reserves right to further cut US diplomatic mission - Putin

Russia reserves right to further cut US diplomatic mission - Putin

Early on Sunday, the world was alerted to Pyongyang successfully carrying out its largest ever nuclear missile test in the mountains in northern North Korea when observers detected up an 6.3-magnitude natural disaster. "As for our buildings and facilities, this is an unprecedented thing", Putin said. "No matter how the United States and its puppets kick up a ruckus, our republic, which has a strong military and the most powerful Juche bombs and weapons, and whose territory has all turned ...