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八月份 第 03 課

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  • (2009-08-05)------

  • US Journalists Back in United States From North Korea
  • 美國記者獲釋從北韓返回美國
  •   Two U.S. journalists who were held for nearly five months in North Korea are back in the United States, after former President Bill Clinton secured their release. Mr. Clinton had flown to Pyongyang and met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
  • 兩名美國記者在北韓被關押近五個月後返回美國;此前,前總統克林頓前往平壤,會晤了北韓領導人金正日,促成了這兩位記者獲釋。

  •   A plane carrying Laura Ling, Euna Lee and former President Clinton arrived in Burbank, California Wednesday.
  • 淩志美和李雲娜在美國前總統克林頓陪同下星期三抵達加州的伯班克機場。

  •   The journalists and the former president were greeted by cheers when they stepped off the plane. President Barack Obama said he is "extraordinarily relieved" over the release.
  • 淩志美、李雲娜和克林頓走下飛機時,受到熱烈的歡迎;歐巴馬總統說,兩名記者獲釋讓他倍感寬慰。

  •   North Korea arrested Ling and Lee in March.
  • 淩志美和李雲娜今年 3 月被逮捕。

  •   A court later sentenced them to 12 years of hard labor for illegally crossing the border from China and committing "hostile acts."
  • 北韓的一家法庭控告她們從中國邊界非法進入北韓,從事針對北韓的所謂“敵對活動”,隨後判處她們 12 年勞改。

  •   North Korean state media say Mr. Kim pardoned the women after meeting with Mr. Clinton and receiving a "sincere apology" for their actions.
  • 北韓官方媒體說,金正日在會見克林頓並接受對兩位記者行為的“真誠道歉”後特赦了淩志美和李雲娜。

  •   U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the former president's wife, speaking in Nairobi, Kenya, denied that her husband apologized for Lee and Ling.
  • 克林頓的夫人、美國國務卿希拉芯‧克林頓在肯亞首都內羅畢向記者否認前總統克林頓為淩志美和李雲娜表示道歉。

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  • (2009-08-05)------

  • Russia Confirms Submarine Patrols Near US
  • 俄羅斯確認潛艇在美國附近巡邏
  •   Military officials in Russia say two Russian attack submarines that were spotted off the United States east coast are part of regular patrols.
  • 俄羅斯軍方官員說,在美國東部沿海被發現的兩艘俄羅斯攻擊型潛艇是正常巡邏的一部分。

  •   Officials said Wednesday the patrols were a "normal" practice and suggested that U.S. submarines also patrol near Russia.
  • 俄羅斯官員星期三說,巡邏是正常做法,美國潛艇也在俄羅斯附近巡邏。

  •   U.S. defense officials said Tuesday the two nuclear-powered submarines were spotted in international waters about 320 kilometers off the coast.
  • 美國國防部官員星期二說,這兩艘核動力潛艇在距海岸大約 320 公里外的國際水域被發現。

  •   A statement from the U.S. Northern Command said they had been monitoring the submarines for several days.
  • 美國北方司令部說,他們幾天來一直在監測這兩艘潛艇。

  •   U.S. officials also said the submarines had done nothing to provoke concern and were free to navigate international waters as recognized by international law.
  • 美國官員還表示,這兩艘潛艇沒有做出任何引發憂慮的事;按照國際法律,他們有權在國際水域自由航行。

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