World Boston \What in the World? Weekly Quiz – July 17, 2023
NATO leaders’ summit participants in Vilnius resisted Ukraine’s push to become a member of the alliance, some fearing it would mean invoking THIS provision for mutual defense – an attack on one is an attack on all – and drawing NATO into direct conflict with Russia.
North Korea launched a solid fuel propelled ICBM, a Hwasong-18 the core of Pyongyang’s nuclear attack force that fell into the Sea of Japan as a demonstration. North Korea said the launch was a response to THIS provocation.
Yoon Suk-yeol, president of THIS country made a surprise visit to Ukraine including visits to Russian atrocity sites. Yoon agreed to expand humanitarian support to $150M but could not extend sale of lethal materials – his country holds one of the world’s largest stockpiles of munitions – until the country amends its laws.