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U.S. tells U.N. it is ready to be flexible in North Korea talks, warns against provocations

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UNITED NATIONS The United States is ready "to simultaneously take concrete steps" toward a deal aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, but the Security Council must be prepared to respond to any provocations, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

U.S. tells U.N. it is ready to be flexible in North Korea talks, warns against provocations

Dec 11 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States is ready "to simultaneously take concrete steps" toward a deal aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, but the Security Council must be prepared to respond to any provocations, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-U.S. tells U.N. it is ready to be flexible in North Korea talks, warns against provocations

Dec 11 2019

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 The United States is ready "to simultaneously take concrete steps" toward a deal aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, but the Security Council must be prepared to respond to any provocations, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

U.N. unable to verify that weapons used in Saudi oil attack were from Iran

Dec 10 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is "unable to independently corroborate" that missiles and drones used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities in September "are of Iranian origin," Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Tuesday.

U.N. Security Council to meet over North Korea on Wednesday at U.S. request

Dec 09 2019

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council will meet on Wednesday, at the request of the United States, over missile launches by North Korea and the possibility of an "escalatory" provocation after Pyongyang conducted what it said was a key test at satellite launch site.

U.N. Security Council to meet over North Korea on Wednesday at U.S. request

Dec 09 2019

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council will meet on Wednesday, at the request of the United States, over missile launches by North Korea and the possibility of an "escalatory" provocation after Pyongyang conducted what it said was a key test at satellite launch site.

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

Dec 07 2019

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed, the starkest statement yet emphasizing the gulf between the two sides ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang. | Video

U.S. has not yet decided whether to hold U.N. meeting on North Korea rights abuses

Dec 06 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States has not yet decided whether to hold a United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss human rights abuses in North Korea on Tuesday, said U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft after even the prospect of such a meeting angered Pyongyang.

North Korea warns U.N. Security Council against discussing country's human rights

Dec 04 2019

UNITED NATIONS North Korea told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that it would consider any discussion of the country's human rights situation a "serious provocation" and Pyongyang would "respond strongly."

Brazil could lose its U.N. vote due to debt

Dec 04 2019

UNITED NATIONS/BRASILIA Brazil is in danger of losing its vote at the cash-strapped United Nations if it does not pay some of the $400 million it owes by the end of the year, U.N. and Brazilian officials said. 

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