Iran nuclear deal: French President Macron does not see room for progress

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday (November 14) said any new proposal will not help revive a nuclear deal with Iran and that a “new framework” would likely be needed. He was speaking with France Inter radio. He was asked whether he believed talks on aimed at renewing an agreement between Tehran and world powers […]

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US, EU push nuclear watchdog to order Iran explain Uranium traces ‘urgently’

Amid the US sanctions on Iran over concerns of its nuclear program, Washington along with UK and several European Union countries have joined hands to call out the nuclear watchdog IAEA to pass a resolution ordering Tehran to “urgently” explain uranium traces found at three undeclared sites.  As seen by Reuters in the resolution text, […]

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Use or threat of use, of nuclear weapons is ‘inadmissible’, Russia must end war: G20 draft

The leaders of the 20 largest economies in the world will next week condemn the use of nuclear weapons and any threat to use them, according to an early draft of a G20 statement, as reported by Reuters. On November 15–16, the G20 leaders will convene in Indonesia, where the Russian invasion of Ukraine will be […]

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IAEA says ‘no progress’ in discussions with Iran over undeclared nuclear material

A new visit to Tehran is scheduled for this month, but the UN nuclear watchdog said Thursday that there had been no progress in talks with Iran regarding the presence of undeclared nuclear material at three locations.  The matter has come up in intermittent talks between Tehran and international powers to resurrect a historic 2015 […]

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US-Russia to restart talks on New Start nuclear arms reduction deal

The US and Russia have decided to resume talks related to the New Start nuclear arms reduction deal, which was put on hold since before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The only surviving weapons control pact between the two biggest nuclear powers in the world, the bilateral consultative committee (BCC), the mechanism for its implementation, will […]

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Amid nuclear war fears, US NSA Sullivan met Russian officials: Report

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan recently held a confidential meeting with Yuri Ushakov, a foreign-policy adviser to Vladimir Putin, to dissuade Kremlin from intensifying the conflict with Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported citing two unnamed US officials. The meeting between the two top officials comes in the wake of reports that Russia […]

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Russian military officials discussed using nuclear weapons in Ukraine war: Report

Senior Russian military officials recently discussed the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian war, sending alarm bells in the Biden administration, US media reported citing an assessment drafted by the National Intelligence Council (NIC). However, President Vladimir Putin was not involved in the talks, the assessment by US intelligence said. As per […]

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US firm will build Poland’s first nuclear power plant

Poland’s first nuclear power station will be built by United States company Westinghouse Electric Co, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Friday, confirming a long-awaited decision to cut the nation’s carbon emissions and phase out coal.  Poland’s selection of a partner from the United States highlights the importance Warsaw places on relations with Washington […]

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Woodward tape reveals Trump bragged about new US nuclear weapons

Donald Trump bragged about the development of US nuclear weapons in an audio recording of a meeting with Bob Woodward.  “I have built a weapon system that nobody’s ever had in this country before,” the then-president told the veteran Washington Post reporter. “We have stuff that you haven’t even seen or heard about. We have […]

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