Nuclear Weapons

Egyptian FM criticizes non-commitment to nuclear disarmament

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 05:07 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry criticized Monday nuclear powers for not dismantling their nuclear arsenals.

Egypt asserts importance of inhibiting proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 02:15 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khaleq was delivering a speech at a United Nations Disarmament Commission meeting.

Embrace a world free of nuclear weapons

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:35 GMT

The International Day Against Nuclear Tests highlights the importance of a nuclear test ban as a valuable step towards a safer world.

North Korea says 'no way' will disarm unilaterally without trust

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 12:10 GMT

North Korea's foreign minister told the United Nations on Saturday continued sanctions were deepening its mistrust in the United States.

Trump asked Iran's Rouhani for meeting 8 times at UN: official

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 01:10 GMT

"During Rouhani's last visit to New York, Trump asked the Iranian delegation eight times to have a meeting with the president," .

Diplomat condemns delay in creating nuclear-weapons-free zone in Middle East

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Office in Geneva Alaa Youssef denounced delay in creating nuclear-weapons-free zone in Middle East.

Trump says 'Iran will not be doing nuclear weapons'

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 07:10 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday Iran will not acquire nuclear weapons but declined comment on whether he may consider the use of force against it.

No reward for N. Korea without irreversible denuclearization

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 10:30 GMT

North Korea should not expect rewards from talks with the United States until it takes irreversible steps to give up its nuclear weapons.

Iranian official calls on West to scrap nuclear arms before any missile talks

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Iran will not negotiate over its ballistic missiles until the United States and Europe dismantle nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

Putin, before vote, unveils 'invincible' nuclear weapons to counter West

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 03:10 GMT

President Vladimir Putin announced an array of new nuclear weapons on Thursday, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years.

Iran says it can discuss other issues if nuclear deal successful

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 01:50 GMT

A senior Iranian official said the West must ensure the Iran 2015 nuclear deal succeeds before trying to negotiate other issues.

Trump backs off from statements on Iran, Qatar in same week

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 11:27 GMT

Trump’s statements are not aligned with the U.S. interests and subsequently do not match his actions.

Trump to Kim: My nuke button 'bigger,' as talks dismissed

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 10:54 GMT

US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un Tuesday he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than the North Korean leader. v

North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of 'bigger' nuclear button

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 09:59 GMT

North Korea reopened a long-closed border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to mock the North’s leader.

U.S. warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 09:46 GMT

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, warned North Korea on Tuesday against staging another missile test.

Egypt’s representative calls for dialogue with N. Korea at UNSC

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 04:24 GMT

The ambassador called on all parties to maintain negotiations and discussions, since imposing sanctions indefinitely is not effective.

U.S. nuclear general, would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 02:50 GMT

The top U.S. nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.

Israel may seek military action to stop Iran's nuclear weapons

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 09:15 GMT

Israel is willing to resort to military action to ensure Iran never acquires nuclear weapons, the intelligence minister said on Thursday.

Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for N.Korea

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 02:56 GMT

A senior North Korean diplomat said on Friday, declaring that possessing nuclear weapons was a matter of life and death for North Korea.

IAEA approves Egypt's decision to implement safeguards in Middle East

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 02:58 GMT

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved Egypt’s decision to implement the agency’s system of safeguards in the Middle East

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