Category Archives: Human Rights

G7 ministers united on North Korea issue

The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised nations (G7) have reached a consensus on maintaining maximum pressure on North Korea’s nuclear program.

In a press briefing Monday morning in Toronto, Toshihide Ando, deputy press secretary for Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, said the G7 ministers agreed they should never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea and need to see concrete actions on the part of North Korea toward the denuclearization.…

ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on situation in Syria

ASEAN Foreign Ministers have urged all parties involved in the Syria conflict to work towards a sustainable political solution through dialogue and negotiation.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the ministers said ASEAN nations condemn in the strongest possible terms the use of chemical weapons by any party under any circumstances, as this constitutes a serious violation of international law.…

ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on situation in Syria

ASEAN Foreign Ministers have urged all parties involved in the Syria conflict to work towards a sustainable political solution through dialogue and negotiation.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the ministers said ASEAN nations condemn in the strongest possible terms the use of chemical weapons by any party under any circumstances, as this constitutes a serious violation of international law.…

Iraqi airstrike kills scores of ISIS militants in Syria

An Iraqi airstrike in eastern Syria on Sunday, supported by the US-led coalition, killed 36 Islamic State militants, including some of the group’s leaders.

Two warplanes destroyed a building where ISIS chiefs were meeting near Hajin town, 50 kilometers from the Iraqi border, a coalition official said.…

Earth Day marked in Asian countries

Numerous Asian countries have taken action to mark Earth Day 2018 on April 22nd. Themed End plastic pollution, the event gives a warning of the damage humans have been causing to the ocean.…

Seminar on ASEAN held in Mexico

A seminar on ASEAN took place in Mexico on Friday as part of the workshop on Vision and Prospects of Mexico’s Foreign Policy.

In his address, Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico Nguyen Hoai Duong highlighted the ASEAN Community’s position and Vietnam-Mexico ties.…

Seminar on ASEAN held in Mexico

A seminar on ASEAN took place in Mexico on Friday as part of the workshop on Vision and Prospects of Mexico’s Foreign Policy.

In his address, Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico Nguyen Hoai Duong highlighted the ASEAN Community’s position and Vietnam-Mexico ties.…