News Wire | Friday, Nov. 4, 2022

Scholz Says Xi Agrees Nuclear Threats Over Ukraine Are ‘Irresponsible’

By Guy Chazan & Edward White | Financial Times (free)

Olaf Scholz, the German chancellor, said that he and China’s president, Xi Jinping, had agreed during talks in Beijing that nuclear threats over the war in Ukraine were “irresponsible and extremely dangerous.”

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The U.N.’s Nuclear Watchdog Finds No Evidence for Russia’s Claim That Ukraine Is Readying a ‘Dirty Bomb’

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg | The New York Times

The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog said Thursday that it had inspected three Ukrainian facilities and found no evidence of illegal nuclear activity, debunking claims Russian officials made last week that Ukraine was using the sites to prepare a “dirty bomb.”

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