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Canada ‘defers’ mission to the waters off North Korea

As the Canadian Armed Forces continue to regroup and revamp in the shadow of COVID-19, the Canadian military has announced it is postponing the deployment of a warship and surveillance aircraft to help enforce United Nations’ sanctions against North Korea. »

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Canadian government condemns latest North Korean missile launch

Canada “unequivocally” condemns North Korea’s latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles, the federal government said Wednesday. Global Affairs Canada said in a statement that North Korea’s “provocative” launch of a short-range ballistic missile on Tuesday, “coupled with the launches of »

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Canada to discuss North Korea and Rohingya crisis at ASEAN meeting in Singapore

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland plans to discuss security threats posed by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs and Myanmar’s brutal crackdown on its Rohingya Muslim minority during her three-day visit to Singapore later this week, according to Global Affairs »

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U.S and N Korea meeting: results?

Canadian analyst looks at current understanding of the deal It was an historic meeting between N Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and U.S President Donald Trump but what really came out of it? Charles Burton (PhD) is a professor of »

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Canada to bring up North Korea, Venezuela and Ukraine at Munich Conference

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has a long list of world crises she would like to discuss with her counterparts at the Munich Security Conference in Germany this weekend, according to Canadian officials. The North Korean nuclear crisis, the situation »

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China and Russia lash out at ‘Cold War era’ Vancouver summit on North Korea

Russia and China lashed out at Canada and the United States Wednesday following the publication of the final document from the meeting of nearly 20 foreign ministers that had gathered in Vancouver to show a common front in the face »

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Vancouver summit urges no letup in North Korea sanctions

The global community will not accept North Korea as a nuclear threat to the world, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday, urging participants at a multinational meeting in Vancouver to maintain pressure on Pyongyang to force it to »

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Canadian submarine, patrol aircraft ready to enforce North Korea sanctions: expert

The Canadian military is likely to deploy one of its four submarines and up to two long range maritime patrol aircraft if asked to help the international community enforce United Nations sanctions against North Korea, says a Canadian military expert. »

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China and Russia blast Vancouver summit

China and Russia are denouncing an international summit on North Korea in Vancouver next week, saying the event co-hosted by Canada and the United States is “a relapse of the Cold War mentality.” Washington and Ottawa have called the meeting »

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Canada, U.S. to co-host meeting on North Korea in Vancouver

North Korea dominated discussions between U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland during his first official visit to Canada on Tuesday as the two countries vowed to continue to look for a diplomatic solution »