North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley singles out Iran in New Year’s message

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley singles out Iran in New Year’s message

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told reporters at a briefing held at the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that President Donald Trump has decided there will be no more funding from the United States for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), until Ramallah returns to the peace process. The people are crying out for freedom. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause".

In a New Year's Day address Kim Jong-un said the USA could not start a war against his country because he has a nuclear weapons button on his desk and claimed the whole of America is in the range of his missiles.

Haley rejected as "complete nonsense" charges by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that the five-day-old protests were being fomented by the country's "enemies".

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She noted that "dozens have already been killed", before harkening back to the failed Green Revolution in the first year of the Obama presidency. "We must not be silent", she said.

"We hope that the South and North can sit face-to-face and discuss the participation of the North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Games as well as other issues of mutual interest for the improvement of inter-Korean ties", Cho said at a press conference. "We're trying to move for a peace process but if that doesn't happen the president is not going to continue to fund that situation".

While the USA has maintained that the North should demonstrate its willingness to denuclearize before being rewarded with talks, the Moon administration is keen on dialogue without preconditions.

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South Korea on Tuesday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on next month's Winter Olympics in the South.

The State Department has been communicating with protesters through their Farsi-language social media accounts, posting statements of support from USA and world leaders, despite the Iranian government's decision to block access to some websites.

"The Palestinians now have to show their will that they want to come to the table".

Chun Yung-woo, a former South Korean national security adviser, said Seoul should have taken more time before reacting to Kim's comments. "We must not make that mistake again".

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Still, a senior administration official said United States officials are taking inventory of ways they can be supportive of the demonstrations and come up with "creative" ideas. Well, we're watching those votes. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its united capital, while the Palestinians see the eastern sector as the capital of their future state.

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