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ISRAEL – UNITED NATIONS
Israel’s nuclear arsenal to be discussed at next IAEA meeting
UN agency wants to discuss Israel’s position at its June meeting. Israel has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty because it would be forced to open its nuclear sites to outside inspectors. Israeli expert says that such a position is wrong, that Israel should be transparent. US archives declassify a Kissinger memo to Nixon that gives the green light to Israel’s nuclear programme.
30/06/2010 MIDDLE EAST – UNITED STATES
For Obama and Abdullah, two states for two peoples, basis of Mideast peace
The Saudi king and US president says the two-state solution is the only one that will bring peace, by guaranteeing a homeland for Palestinians and greater security for Israel.
04/11/2004 Middle East - USA
The Middle East looks at Bush's victory
02/06/2009 ISRAEL – UNITED STATES
As Obama travels to the Middle East Israel gets ready for war with Iran
Israel conducts war games and emergency drills involving its population and schools. Its exercises include possible missile attacks from the north and the south. Israeli air force gets ready to block air strikes and missiles from Syria and Iran. Obama is growing impatient with Iran.
18/01/2007 UNITED STATES – UNITED NATIONS
Working together with the United States is necessary, say UN secretary
Mr Ban Ki-moon goes to Washington for the first time since becoming the UN’s boss. In the US capital he agrees both his organisation and US share the same objectives: peace, democracy and freedom.
20/07/2009 KOREA – UNITED STATES
Seoul and Washington preparing a “comprehensive strategy” towards North Korea’s nuclear progra
With the “step-by-step” approach a failure, US and South Korean leaders are planning a broad package to solve all the outstanding issues. A US diplomat thinks the proposal will interest Pyongyang. North Korean sources say that Kim Jong-il’s health is “quite serious.”
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