The US president took to twitter commend China’s effort in trying to persuade Pyongyang to rein in their nuclear program, ahead of dialogues with Beijing.
The claim stands at odds with President Trump’s undiplomatic accusations against the nation even as his own State and Defence departments try to strike a neutral chord.
Otto Warmbier, who was released by North Korea after falling into coma has severe tissue loss in his brain, possibly due to cardiac arrest, doctors say.
Otto Warmbier, who was detained in North Korea in January 2016 and lapsed into coma in March, was released by the Pyongyang regime on humanitarian grounds.
In a clear articulation of a new Afghan policy, James Mattis and Rex Tillerson have virtually ruled out any political settlement with the Taliban.
Despite Trump’s decision to leave the Paris accord, the US secretary of state said the country will continue its efforts to reduce emissions.
His rejection of the request suggests there are no plans this year for any high-profile Ramadan function at the state department.
Tillerson said Trump’s decision would depend on how it is seen by governments in the region and whether Israel views it as a helpful move in the peace process.
Cambodia feels that Trump is lowering the bar for authoritarian behaviour around the world, affecting the country whose prime minister is a Trump supporter.
All ASEAN members have diplomatic relations with North Korea and five have embassies there.
Trump advisors have taken different sides on whether to stay or exit the pact, but major US companies are petitioning to remain to protect competitiveness.
The meeting was set for one day after North Korea celebrated a holiday on Tuesday marking the 85th anniversary of the founding of its army.
Trump’s policies have not only brought the world to the verge of war, but are also affecting global humanitarian and environmental programmes negatively.
US’s airstrike against Russia’s ally Syria has added another point in the list of tensions between the two.
Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
US vice president Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly that the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea is over.
According to Trump’s administration, the existing deal had ignored all other threats that Iran posed and only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state.
Tehran has kept up its part in the deal to rein in its nuclear programme but there are still concerns that it is sponsoring militant activity and terrorism.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
Trump’s tough talk on North Korea’s nuclear programme and decision to dispatch a naval strike force to the region appear to have buried any Russian hopes that he might intervene less in foreign affairs than his predecessors.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
The reversals on Russia and NATO could reassure US allies in Europe who were rattled by Trump’s overtures toward Moscow during the campaign.
Russia says the chemicals that killed civilians last week belonged to rebels, not Assad’s government, and accused the US of illegal aggression on a false pretext.
Trump had previously been disinclined to intervene against Assad and the recent missile attack raised expectations that he might now adopt a tougher-than-expected stance with Russia.
The Kremlin said on Monday Tillerson was not scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit, a move that could point to tensions.
The US strike – ordered less than three days after the gas attack – could make it clear to Russia that the US will hold Moscow accountable for Assad.
US experts are raging at Trump’s haste, just as Chinese experts are serene they have the upper hand.
Moscow offered an alternative explanation: that the poison gas belonged to rebels and had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit by Syrian bombs.
President Donald Trump said the suspected “horrible” chemical attack cannot be tolerated and it has crossed “many many lines”.
Senators Ben Cardin and Marco Rubio said that a failure of US leadership on human rights issues in Tibet is not a good message for the US to send to China, its allies in the region, and the world.
There are many obstacles for the US-China summit, such that the American side is simply not ready for a substantive negotiation. But there are also many areas of discussion, including North Korea, the One-China policy and trade.
At the US-China summit, talks about adding pressure on North Korea to drop its arms development are to take centre stage.
The external affairs ministry has reacted predictably by dismissing Nikki Haley’s claim that the US will “find its place” in talks between India and Pakistan.
Beyond her own personal humiliation, the ramifications of Park’s fall are already reverberating from domestic South Korean politics into the fraught geopolitics of Northeast Asia.
The Trump administration’s view is a departure from Obama’s stance and at odds with European powers, who insist Bashar al-Assad must step down.
The long-delayed vote was 97-2 in favour of Montenegro’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
The Raqqa campaign appears to be gathering steam as an overlapping US-backed effort in Iraq is drawing closer to driving ISIS from the city of Mosul.
The president apparently wants to put the US on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Four cables issued by Tillerson over two weeks provide insight into how US government is implementing “extreme vetting” of foreigners entering the US.
The top US diplomat addressed a meeting of 68 countries and organisations but did not make clear where these safe zones were to be set up.