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Full implementation of this resolution will demonstrate global consensus in imposing stronger sanctions on North Korea’s sources of revenue for North Korea UN-proscribed nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs.
– State Department spokesman Mark Toner
Found on FOX News 5 years ago
We're always cognizant of China's influence over North Korea, and we're always encouraging it to play a more forceful role in that regard, whether it's through a more thorough implementation of the sanctions regime that exists, or through other ways, so that's a leverage that China brings to the table, and that's certainly something we want to see them take more advantage of.
The United States continues to be a steadfast ally, friend, and partner to the ROK, the US-ROK alliance will continue to be a linchpin of regional stability and security, and we will continue to meet all our alliance commitments, especially with respect to defending against the threat from North Korea.
China has also noted that the US and South Korea are holding large-scale military exercises targeting North Korea, under current circumstances, all relevant sides should exercise restraint, and avoid actions that would provoke each other and escalate tensions.
Secretary Clinton's ethics agreement at the time [she assumed office] did not preclude other State Department officials from engaging with, or having contact with, the Clinton Foundation.
There are areas with regard to Syria and how to resolve the conflict on which we agree.
We have made great progress towards making our posts safer since 2012, … Our implementation efforts include work to expand the corps of Diplomatic Security personnel, enhance interagency coordination to address threat information, expand the Marine Security Guard program, and accelerate projects to build and upgrade secure facilities.
We remain concerned about several aspects of this case, this includes allegations of mistreatment, their ongoing health issues, as well as prior lack of access to legal representation, (and) the absence of formal charges until their first hearing.
We're not looking at joint operations, we're discussing with them proposals for sustainable mechanisms to better monitor and enforce the cessation of hostilities - we're not talking about joint operations.
To the extent that this letter was prompted by the recent Supreme Court decision in the Bank Markazi v. Peterson case, we believe the U.S. laws and the application of those laws by the courts ... comport with international law.
These banks don’t want to violate existing sanctions.
It's a very fluid situation on the ground there, we're still getting information, we're still trying to seek out the whereabouts of American citizens ... Obviously, Brussels on any given day, is chock full of American citizens.
U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231 prohibits the sale to Iran of specified categories of conventional arms ... without approval in advance on a case-by-case basis by the UN Security Council.
We have no reason to doubt that ... this individual was killed, executed, it exemplifies ... the brutality of the political climate in North Korea.
He did not have knowledge of the computer server that she had set up [for] personal email or computer server she'd set up at her residence.
– State Department Spokesman Mark Toner
Found on FOX News 7 years ago
He's now in the hospital reportedly in very serious condition.
So the strike on Alloush and others in Jaysh al Islam and other opposition groups do in fact complicate efforts to bring about meaningful political negotiations and a nationwide ceasefire, we need progress on both these efforts in the coming weeks.
We reject outright the premise that the Turkish government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil across its borders, we frankly see no evidence, none, to support such an accusation.
We don't believe these individuals have diplomatic immunity.
In all cases, the Dominican Republic should take measures adequate to prevent the risk of statelessness and the discriminatory confiscation of documents.
As we go through the contents of these e-mails... we need to look at whether portions of them need to be upgraded in terms of classification, these were upgraded to confidential, so none of these documents were classified at the time they were sent.
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