The Biden administration is providing $16 million in funding and resources for communities to learn about storing nuclear waste.
Harris and Kishida stressed the importance of peace and stability in the contested waterway that China claims sovereignty over.
Russian police have arrested at least 750 individuals protesting against Putin's mobilization order.
UN human rights envoy for Myanmar Tom Andrews warned countries not to take any measures that would legitimize the junta's planned elections.
Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida also called for reforms in the UN system that gives Russia veto power.
The EPA has launched the Office of Environmental Justice and Civil Rights aimed at helping minorities disproportionately affected by water and air pollution.
Harris is expected to discuss the issue surrounding Taiwan's security in her meetings with Japan and South Korea's leaders during her visit.
The Moldovan government is considering revoking citizenship for Moldovans who hold dual citizenship that are joining Russian forces.
Washington is reportedly in discussions with Australia over the building the latter's first nuclear-powered submarines, according to Western officials familiar with the matter.
The EU's executive said the members states must have a common policy on requests by Russians to enter the EU.
Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors to explain the "hostile" and "interventionist" stances of the media's coverage of Mahsa Amini's death
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said decisive action must be taken on the protests as Tehran blames the US for the unrest.
Iran launches annual military exercises near Gulf ahead of nuclear talks
Iran is set to return to discussions surrounding its nuclear program with several major powers. Weeks before the Islamic nation is set to return, Iran recently carried out a large-scale military drill as part of its annual military exercises.
Speaking with Iranian state television, the Zolfaqar-1400 drill spokesman Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi said that the recent military drills aim to show the military strength of Iran as well as its readiness to take on its enemies. The annual military exercises are taking place at the mouth of the Gulf of Oman, covering an area from the eastern part of the Strait of Hormuz to the northern areas of the Indian Ocean and parts of the Red Sea.
Mousavi said the tactical and coastal units that are participating in the war game were able to carry out various reconnaissance, surveillance, and combat drills. Different types of electronic warfare equipment and drones were also used during the drills.
“The units used a wide variety of military equipment and weapons, including speedboats, fast attack craft, underwater propulsion vehicles, and rocket launchers,” said the admiral. “This equipment has been developed and made by local forces.”
There have been confrontations between Iranian and US forces at the Gulf since 2018 when then-US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the nuclear deal and instead imposed sanctions on Tehran. Iran has since responded by breaching the conditions on the deal. Talks between Tehran and Washington have been put on hold, especially as of late when Iran inaugurated its new president Ebrahim Raisi.
However, talks are set to restart between the new presidential administrations of both countries with the other major powers involved in Vienna on November 29. Over the weekend, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian both expressed support towards restoring the nuclear deal.
Last week, Iranian state television claimed that Tehran supposedly deterred an attempt by US forces to steal oil in the sea of Oman. The television outlet said that the US forces used helicopters and warships to block an Iranian oil tanker. They later reported that the tanker was back in Iranian waters.
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