ACDC News and Views (June 20-26, 2024)

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1. U.S. and China hold first informal nuclear talks in five years

https://www.reuters.com/world/us-china-hold-first-informal-nuclear-talks-5-years-eyeing-taiwan-2024-06-21

2. Iran Calls for New Nuclear Talks Amid Worsening Middle East Crisis

https://www.newsweek.com/iran-calls-new-nuclear-talks-amid-worsening-middle-east-crisis-1916841

3.  Iran and UN Security Council Resolution 2231: E3 Joint Statement

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/iran-and-un-security-council-resolution-2231-e3-joint-statement

4. Russia is revising its nuclear doctrine, Kremlin says

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2536541/world

5. Russia could reduce decision time for use of nuclear weapons, lawmaker says

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russian-lawmaker-warns-moscow-may-change-timing-use-nuclear-weapons-2024-06-23/

6.  Suspected North Korean hypersonic missile exploded, South Korea says

https://apnews.com/article/north-korea-missile-launch-south-korea-2e5e567b5e556fa89093334501798712

7. US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea amid tensions with North Korea

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/6/22/us-aircraft-carrier-arrives-in-south-korea-amid-tensions-with-north-korea

8. Yoon denounces defense treaty between N. Korea, Russia as ‘anachronistic’

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2024/06/205_377350.html

9. European powers step up air, sea drills in Japan’s backyard — and China’s

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Defense/European-powers-step-up-air-sea-drills-in-Japan-s-backyard-and-China-s

10. Australian opposition details plan for 7 nuclear power plants if elected

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/australianz/australian-opposition-details-plan-for-7-nuclear-power-plants-if-elected

11. China, France launch satellite to better understand universe

https://www.dawn.com/news/1841353/china-france-launch-satellite-to-better-understand-universe

12. China’s lunar probe Chang’e-6 returns from far side of the moon

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/6/25/chinese-probe-returns-from-far-side-of-the-moon

 

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