The historic meeting in Singapore between the U.S President and the leader of North Korea resulted in a joint statement in which in return for security guarantees by the U.S., North Korea gave a “firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”
There are still ambiguities that need to be overcome, and the timeframe of the agreement is vital. Only time will tell if the it will be a success. No doubt, however, a firm policy contributed to this outcome.
• Indian chess star withdraws from Iran event over headscarf rule
India: Chess star Soumya Swaminathan denied being part of the Chess Championship"Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to August 4, because of the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country which she said violated her personal rights.
By Staff Writer
Last month, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States is exiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, ending months of speculation. European leaders were calling on Trump to remain party to the deal, but he refused. In his speech, Trump pointed out that the nuclear deal was founded on lies and deception. Furthermore, Iran’s nuclear ambitions were not curbed and the billions of dollars that Iran benefitted from as a result of the lifting of sanctions was plundered on terrorist activities and the financing of proxy groups across the Middle East.