Weapons administration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, shakes hands with Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono before a meeting in Tokyo Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — America's top diplomat said Saturday the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on the eve of the American's...
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In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the State Department in Washington. As Pompeo heads off for his fourth trip to North Korea, he faces mounting pressure to produce tangible progress on convincing the country to get rid of its nuclear weapons and delivery systems as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo departed Washington on Friday for whistle-stop tour of East Asia that will take him to Japan, North Korea and then South Korea. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
October 05, 2018 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed off to North Korea on Friday under pressure to produce tangible progress at persuading the country to get rid of its nuclear weapons as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo departed Washington for a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, file photo, South Korean, right, and North Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. A South Korean government delegation has flown to North Korea to jointly celebrate the anniversary of a 2007 inter-Korean summit and potentially engage in further peace talks. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP, File)
October 04, 2018 - 12:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean government delegation flew to North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks. Seoul's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said before departing that the visit will be an...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Pompeo is heading back to North Korea for another round of talks aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to give up nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
October 02, 2018 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading back to North Korea for another round of talks aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to give up nuclear weapons. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters on Tuesday that Pompeo will meet with Kim on Sunday, following a...
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October 01, 2018 - 10:01 pm
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea warned Washington through its state media Tuesday that a declaration ending the Korean War shouldn't be seen as a bargaining chip in denuclearization talks — but suggested lifting sanctions might be. The North's official news agency issued a commentary claiming Pyongyang...
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In this on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 photo, military guard posts of North Korea, right top, and South Korea, left bottom, are seen in Paju, at the border with North Korea, South Korea. Seoul on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, says South Korea has begun clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea under a package of tension-reduction deal between the rivals. (Kim Do-hoon/Yonhap via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 12:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean troops entered the heavily fortified border with North Korea on Monday to remove mines under tension-reducing agreements reached last month. Seoul says North Korea is expected to begin its own demining as well. The development comes amid renewed international...
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Foreign Minister for Eritrea, Osman Mohammed Saleh, addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 29, 2018 - 7:23 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The subjects have been varied, but what's been the main theme at the U.N. General Assembly this year? It's multilateralism - whether to work closely together or go it alone as nations. In speech after speech...
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CORRECTS NAME OF SYRIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER TO WALID AL-MOALLEM - Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid al-Moallem addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 29, 2018 - 2:38 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea needs more trust in the U.S. and their developing relationship before it will get rid of its nuclear weapons, Pyongyang's top diplomat said Saturday as an envoy from another of the international community's biggest worries — Syria — demanded that the U.S., France...
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during news conference at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 28, 2018 - 4:07 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Russia's foreign minister is saying that U.S-Russia relations "are bad and probably at their all-time low." Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference Friday it is apparent that those who have to...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows guided missile sites in Beirut during his address of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 28, 2018 - 11:20 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran at the U.N. General Assembly as an "obscene charge," the state-run IRNA news agency reported Friday. The response came after Netanyahu on Thursday claimed at the General...
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