Victoria Nuland

US denies plotting to kill Venezuelan opposition leader

US denies plotting to kill Venezuelan opposition leaderWashington, March 19 - The Obama administration Monday rejected accusations of any US involvement in a plot to assassinate a Venezuelan opposition leader.

"Let me say it here extremely clearly, looking right at you, the United States categorically rejects allegations of any U. S. government involvement in any plot to destabilise the Venezuelan government or to harm anyone in Venezuela," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said at a regular press briefing.


North Korea informed US of n-test plans

North Korea informed US of n-test plansWashington, Feb 13 : North Korea had informed the US that it planned to conduct a nuclear test prior to its underground detonation of an atomic device Tuesday, a US State Department spokeswoman said.

The North Korean government "did inform us at the State Department of their intention to conduct a nuclear test, without citing any specific timing prior to the event", spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told a news briefing Tuesday.


US favours India-Pakistan dialogue to calm LoC

US favours India-Pakistan dialogue to calm LoCWashington, Jan 17 - The United States has said it favours a dialogue between India and Pakistan as the "right way" to resolve tensions over the killing of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Kashmir.

"We favour dialogue between India and Pakistan on this issue in any and all channels that both governments consider appropriate," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters Wednesday in response to a question.

"That's the right way to work through this," she added.


US asks India, Pakistan to end violence, resume dialogue

US asks India, Pakistan to end violence, resume dialogueWashington, Jan 11 - Amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the US reiterated its support for their continued high-level dialogue and urged them to work through the issues and end the violence.

Again voicing Washington's "concerns about this violence along the Line of Control", State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters Thursday: "We've made representations to both governments urging them to work together to determine the best course of action."


US asks India, Pakistan to cool off and talk

US asks India, Pakistan to cool off and talkWashington, Jan 10 - The US has asked India and Pakistan to cool down tensions over the killing of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in (LoC) Jammu and Kashmir and talk to each other to improve relations.

"We're urging both sides to take steps to end the violence. We continue to strongly support any efforts to improve relations between the two countries," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters Wednesday.

"We've also discussed these latest incidents with both governments, urged them to talk to each other, and urged calm," she said in response to a question about the incident.


US-Russia cooperation to continue despite adoption ban

US-Russia cooperation to continue despite adoption banWashington, Jan 10 - The US will continue its cooperation with Russia despite differences on a number of issues, such as the Russian adoption ban, Victoria Nuland, spokesperson for the US Department of State, has said.

"Our overall approach remains to try to cooperate with Russia as much as we can on as many issues as we can that we share, whether they are bilateral issues, whether they are regional issues like Nagorno-Karabakh, or whether they are global issues like Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, et cetera," Nuland said Wednesday.


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