Washington and Seoul agree to maintain a strong and extended deterrence against North Korea, expressing concern over rising threats posed by the isolated nation's nuclear programme.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has accused Iran of deceiving the international community about its atomic activities and said his country “reserves the right to self-defence“.
Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan have met in Seoul for talks on North Korea amid signs the country is preparing to conduct a nuclear test for the first time since 2017.
Extreme weather conditions and an ageing power grid, which needs immediate upgrades, are behind power interruptions across the US.
Tehran's decision to move the facility comes as diplomatic efforts to restore Iran’s tattered nuclear deal appear stalled.
Complications have surfaced after Russia demanded guarantees that Western sanctions imposed on its economy would not affect its trade with Iran, analysts say.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the importance of nuclear energy for his country, while again asserting that it had no interest in atomic bombs.
In its letter to Brussels, the German government pointed to the lack of any safety requirements regarding nuclear power plants, while adding that the question of where to store radioactive waste in the long term was still unanswered.
If the bloc continues to work with the proposal and implements it, then Vienna will take legal action, says Austria's Environment Minister Leonore Gewessler.
The EU Commission's proposal to classify nuclear power and natural gas plants as "green" investments has become a sticking point between Germany and France.
Iranian Foreign Ministry has claimed the Western side realised it must "back down" from its "maximal demands," as nuclear talks in Vienna are set to resume.
The rare joint statement comes amid negotiations over reviving the Iran nuclear deal and escalating tensions between the United States, Russia and China.
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