Daily Archives: December 23, 2021

2021-12-23: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-12-23). COVID-19 infections in South Korea hit record high following implemenation of "with COVID" policy. wsws.org South Korean President Moon Jae-in's government enacted new social distancing measures on Saturday that will do nothing to halt the spread of the virus.

teleSUR (2021-12-23). Iranian Nuke Pact Remains Uncertain After Seven Rounds of Talks. telesurenglish.net Following seven rounds of talks held since April this year, Iran and Western parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have yet to find a way to break the impasse on salvaging the pact, which Washington unilaterally quit in 2018. | RELATED: | Although uncertainty is the only certainty right now in Vienna, the host city of the talks, the parties' willingness to continue dialogue still bodes well for future negotiations. | UPS AND DOWNS

Prof. Pankaj Jha (2021-12-22). Vietnam National Assembly Chairman visit to Korea and India. moderndiplomacy.eu The Vietnam National Assembly Chairman Mr Vuong Dinh Hue visited South Korea and India as part of its six-day official visit (Dec 12-19). The highly successful visits show convergence is with regard to the two important partners of Vietnam. During the visit to the two countries the Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue …

Vladimir Petrovsky (2021-12-22). When and how will the Korean War end? moderndiplomacy.eu This issue is gaining momentum again, after reports that Beijing supports Seoul's plans to officially confirm the end of the 1950-1953 Korean War. A statement to this effect was made by Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi as he met with Chief of South Korean National Security Agency Suh Hoon. Diplomats from …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-12-22). US, Zionist officials hold talks on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 22 (MNA) — US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and head of the Zionist regime Isaac Herzog in a meeting discussed Iran's nuclear deal on Wednesday.

teleSUR (2021-12-22). Ukraine: Extreme Claims That Russia Plans a Nuclear Attack. telesurenglish.net One of Ukraine's top politicians has claimed that there are signals that Moscow might be planning a full-blown nuclear attack in an intervention movement. | RELATED: | "As of 1991, Ukraine had the third-largest nuclear capability in the world," decreed Ruslan Stefanchuk, chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, referring to the arsenal of warheads from the collapse of the Soviet Union. | "Kiev voluntarily gave this up to become a…

Rubikon editors (2021-12-22). The Danger in the Shadows. indybay.org While everyone is distracted with Corona measures and coverage, the danger of nuclear war is increasing. The new "Krefeld Appeal" for Peace of November 2021 wants to draw attention to this danger and at the same time put public pressure on the government to stop the path it is on.

Staff (2021-12-22). Germany ditching nuclear power at worst possible time. rt.com Germany is on track to close nearly half of its nuclear reactors before the end of 2021. The shutdowns are set to place a huge burden on European power grids in the face of one of the worst energy crises ever.

Staff (2021-12-22). Russia gets nuclear boost in the Pacific. rt.com The Russian Navy has added two brand new nuclear-propelled vessels. The ballistic missile submarine Knyaz Oleg and the cruise missile submarine Novosibirsk have become part of the Pacific Fleet. | Both entered military service on Tuesday during a ceremony at the Sevmash shipyard, the nation's primary builder of nuclear-powered submarines, which incidentally celebrated its birthday on the same day. The event in the city of Severodvinsk in the European north was attended virtually by President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu via a video link. | The Knyaz Oleg — named for a 10th century Pri…

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