nuclear weapons

 US defence secretary: Syria retains chemical weapons

US defence secretary: Syria retains chemical weapons

United States believes Syria has retained some chemical weapons, the US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said during a press conference alongside his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman. …

China #039seriously concerned#039 about North Korea nuclear threats

China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea nuclear threats

North Korea tension is growing

 Is Russia ready to reduce nuclear arms?

Is Russia ready to reduce nuclear arms?

Russia is willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a Russian Armed Forces General Staff Military Academy lecture. "We are ready to discuss the possibility of …

Iran#039s Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons could never be …

North Korea: Testing Trump

North Korea: Testing Trump

North Korea conducts “successful” ballistic missile test

US sees Iranian ballistic missile test as unacceptable

US sees Iranian ballistic missile test as unacceptable

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said that Iran's ballistic missile test on the weekend was "absolutely unacceptable" and promised that Washington would respond to it. "The United …

Trump promises #039great rebuilding of the Armed Forces#039 while signing executive order at the Pentagon

Trump promises 'great rebuilding of the Armed Forces' while signing executive order at the Pentagon

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to launch what he called a “great rebuilding of the Armed Forces” that is expected to include new ships and planes, additional Special Operations forces and the modernization of …

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

Trump denies his comments on nuclear weapons

Trump denies his comments on nuclear weapons

US President-elect Donald Trump walked back comments made on the campaign trail about more countries getting nuclear weapons. "The @nytimes states today that DJT believes 'more countries should acquire nuclear …

Russians do not believe in possibility of nuclear war

Russians do not believe in possibility of nuclear war

Russians do not feel any significant effect from the decision to suspend the US-Russia cooperation in the nuclear field, the poll results say.

Russia suspends plutonium utilization deal with US

Russia suspends plutonium utilization deal with US

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday to suspend an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium. The deal was being suspended due to "the emergence of a threat to …

Russia concerned over US#039 statements on readiness to use nuclear weapons

Russia concerned over US' statements on readiness to use nuclear weapons

Russia will have to take into account US approaches on nuclear deterrence and take counter measures to ensure its national security, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday commenting on statements of US Secretary of Defense Ashton …

 Russian Foreign Ministry considers full ban of nuclear weapons unrealistic

Russian Foreign Ministry considers full ban of nuclear weapons unrealistic

The Russian Foreign Ministry considers unrealistic the initiative concerning a conference on an international convention on full banning of nuclear weapons, the director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s non-proliferation and weapons …

Kazakhstan condemns  testing of nuclear weapons in North Korea

Kazakhstan condemns testing of nuclear weapons in North Korea

Kazakhstan strongly condemns North Korea's actions on the nuclear weapons testing,  a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reads. "Kazakhstan strongly condemns such actions of the …

North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead

North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead

North Korea says it has successfully tested a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on ballistic rockets, after potentially the most powerful nuclear test of five the country has conducted since 2006. State media said the test showed that …

Obama unlikely to vow no first use of nuclear weapons

Obama unlikely to vow no first use of nuclear weapons

US President Barack Obama, who has weighed ruling out a first use of a nuclear weapon in a conflict, appears likely to abandon the proposal after top national security advisers argued that it could undermine allies and embolden …

 Is the US losing confidence in Turkey?

Is the US losing confidence in Turkey?

Information about the transferring of US nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania is not reliable and intended to show Ankara's current foreign policy course, in particular, the revival of cooperation with Russia, in a negative light, the …

 Media: US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey

Media: US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey

The US has started transferring nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey to Romania, against the background of worsening relations between Washington and Ankara, EurActiv.com reports with reference to independent sources. According to …

Why does US need new nuclear bomb?

Why does US need new nuclear bomb?

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) announced that they recently formally authorized the production engineering phase of its B61-12 warhead life extension program (LEP). The first …

Obama claims Russia uninterested in further reductions of nuclear weapons

Obama claims Russia uninterested in further reductions of nuclear weapons

US President Barack Obama said Sunday that Russia is not interested in further dialogue aimed at reduction of the nuclear arsenals. "I've tried to negotiate with Russians, and was able …

Russian Foreign Ministry sees no opportunities for dialogue on nuclear weapons with the US

Russian Foreign Ministry sees no opportunities for dialogue on nuclear weapons with the US

As the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported today, Moscow sees no preconditions for the resumption of substantive discussion of issues of strategic nuclear weapons with Washington, with the exception of consultations on the implementation …

Obama urges to prevent emergence of terrorists with nuclear bomb

Obama urges to prevent emergence of terrorists with nuclear bomb

The US President, Barack Obama, while opening the Washington Nuclear Security Summit, described the possible appearance of nuclear weapons in the hands of terrorists as the main threat to world security. "The …

Washington holds Nuclear Security Summit

Washington holds Nuclear Security Summit

The United States is hosting the International Nuclear Security Summit. It is known that leaders from more than 50 countries have arrived in Washington. However, such countries as Russia, North Korea and Iran will not be represented at the ...

 Nazarbayev warns about nuclear threat to humanity

Nazarbayev warns about nuclear threat to humanity

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, speaking at the headquarters of the Carnegie Endowment Foundation, said the 21st century world "is slipping into a new nuclear age", which is potentially more dangerous and unpredictable. …

Peskov: Russia has no intentions to discuss deployment of weapons in Crimea

Peskov: Russia has no intentions to discuss deployment of weapons in Crimea

Moscow won't discuss its actions in Crimea, including possible deployment of nuclear weapons, as the peninsula is a Russian region, the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "As for nuclear or non-nuclear …

 Kazakhstan says North Korea threatens international security

Kazakhstan says North Korea threatens international security

The nuclear weapons of North Korea threaten international security, the Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, said. "The UN should impose targeted sanctions against the regime, but …

Nazarbayev: nuclear-weapon states should set exle in arms reduction

Nazarbayev: nuclear-weapon states should set example in arms reduction

The leading nuclear-weapon states should be the first to set an example in nuclear arms reduction, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said during a meeting with the heads of foreign diplomatic missions accredited in the …

UN Security Council prepares new resolution on DPRK

UN Security Council prepares new resolution on DPRK

The Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, which holds the Presidency of the UN Security Council, Rafael Ramirez, informed today about the Security Council’s work on preparation of the resolution in …

NATO condemns North Korean missile launch

NATO condemns North Korean missile launch

NATO has condemned North Korea's missile launch. A corresponding statement was made today by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. "I strongly condemn the missile launch using ballistic technology by North …

World condemns North Korea for launching ballistic missile

World condemns North Korea for launching ballistic missile

Today North Korea announced the successful launch of the artificial satellite 'Bright Star-4'. "On February 7th, at 09.00 (03.30 MSK), the artificial satellite 'Bright Star-4' for monitoring the Earth from space was …