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14 January, 2019 11:27 AM Diplomats from 27 nations participate in fellowship programme on disarmament

New Delhi: Young diplomats from 27 countries are participating in a fellowship programme here that aims at equipping them with the knowledge and perspectives on various contemporary disarmament, non-proliferation, arms control and international security affairs. United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu 147

6 October, 2018 2:45 AM Pankaj Sharma Appointed India's Ambassador To UN Conference On Disarmament

Pankaj Sharma is currently the joint secretary (Disarmament and International Security Division) in the Ministry of External Affairs. Pankaj Sharma has been appointed as the ambassador and India's permanent representative to the United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, an official statement said. Mr Sharma is currently the joint secretary 71

10 August, 2018 12:40 PM North Korea will preserve know-how despite denuclearisation: Foreign Minister

North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearisation to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to Tehran, Iranian media reported today. Despite the agreement to denuclearise the Korean peninsula struck during a landmark summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald 84

15 June, 2018 4:16 PM No change on U.S. troop presence in South Korea: Seoul official

About 28,500 American troops are present in the country U.S. military forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States because they are a matter for the U.S.-South Korean alliance, a senior official in South Korea’s presidential office said on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump said after his historic summit 79

2 May, 2018 6:42 AM China, India power rise in global military expenditure in 2017: Report

According to SIPRI - an independent body - China's tension with several of its neighbours is a major cause for increase in military expenditures. Despite a fall in Russia's military expenditure in 2017, the year saw an overall rise of 1.1 percent compared to the previous year - courtesy big spendings by countries like China, India and Saudi Arabia 67

1 April, 2018 3:34 PM Germany open to dialogue with Moscow: Minister

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to resume dialogue with Russia and gradually improve ties, he said on Sunday. Mr. Maas, a member of the Social Democrats, told Bild am Sonntag that much trust had been lost in the last few years due to Russia’s behaviour. “At the same time, we need Russia as a partner to settle regional conflicts, for disarmament 185

27 February, 2018 7:02 PM New US sanctions won't work, vows North Korea

Pyongyang: North Korea told a United Nations disarmament forum on Tuesday that sanctions over its nuclear programme would "never work", as it voiced further defiance against President Donald Trump`s "maximum pressure" campaign. The "US should (be) aware that sanctions and pressure will never threaten (North Korea) and never work", said Han Tae Song, Pyongyang 71

4 February, 2018 11:35 AM China ‘firmly opposes’ US nuclear report for adversary claims

China on Sunday criticised a United States report which said that Beijing could secure limited advantage in Asia through limited use of nuclear weapons, saying it has adhered to the policy of “no-first-use” of nuclear weapons under any circumstances. The Pentagon on Friday released the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) in which it has said that the US wants 70

4 February, 2018 6:26 AM China Accuses US Of "Cold War Mentality" With New Nuclear Policy

Beijing: China urged the United States to drop its "Cold War mentality" and not misread its military build-up, after Washington published a document on Friday outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities to deter others. "Peace and development are irreversible global trends. The United States, the country that owns the world's largest nuclear arsenal 70

19 January, 2018 6:25 PM India admitted to Australia Group

Will ensure a more secure world: MEA India on Friday joined the Australia Group saying that the membership will be mutually beneficial. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated that India’s entry into the group which aims to prevent proliferation of biological and chemical weapons, will ensure a more secure world. “The Australia Group decided to admit 72