Relations broached with North Korea
SEOUL — A French foreign ministry delegation has visited North Korea to discuss developing relations between the two nations, Pyongyang’s state media said yesterday.
The French team, which ended its five-day trip on Saturday, was in talks “on the issue of developing the relations between the two countries” and other matters, said the Korean Central News Agency.
NATO countries urged to help
LONDON — Britain wants some of its NATO allies to start pulling their weight more in Afghanistan, International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander said yesterday ahead of crunch talks on the issue.
“We’ve made clear to our NATO partners that we do want to see appropriate burden sharing, not simply in terms of the number of troops on the ground, but where those troops are committed within Afghanistan,” Mr. Alexander told the British Broadcasting Corp.
Chechen rebels kill two policemen
MOSCOW — Two Russian policemen have been killed and a third injured in a clash with rebel fighters in Chechnya, the Russian news agencies Interfax and RIA Novosti reported yesterday.
The violence broke out in a wooded area near the village of Mesedoi, southeast of the provincial capital Grozny, the agencies quoted police sources as saying.
The rebel fighters stole weapons carried by the police, including a machine gun, a sniper’s rifle, submachine guns and grenades, the police sources said.View Entire Story
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