U.S. President George W. Bush told journalists at a press conference Thursday in his rancho in Texas where he spent the Christmas holidays that he hoped that the North Korea issue would be settled peacefully as North Korea'a decision to resume its nuclear program is a diplomatic rather than military one.
According to the US President, his administration is working hard in cooperation with its friends and allies trying to explain to North Korea that creation and proliferation of mass destruction weapons does not meet its national interests.
We are in constant contact with Japan, South Korea, China and Russia on the matter, the U.S. President stressed.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America