kim jong un and Xi Jinping - North Korean - Chinese News

“In fact, during his New Year’s Day speech, Kim’s ‘new way’ that he referred to may well have been a veiled threat to move closer to Beijing. That should make America quite concerned.” – Harry J. Kazianis, Director of Defence Studies at U.S.-based Centre for the National Interest said in an e-mailed statement.Read More →

Kim Jong Un - North Korea News in Politics Today

“Now that North and South Korea decided to take the path of peace and prosperity, we demand that joint military exercises with outside forces should no longer be allowed and deployment of war equipment such as foreign strategic assets should be completely stopped.” – Kim Jong-un.Read More →

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a “conciliatory message” to U.S. President Donald Trump amid stalled nuclear negotiations, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday.Read More →

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

After a rapid diplomatic rapprochement this year that culminated in the Singapore summit in June between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, progress has stalled in talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.Read More →

North Korea Heavily fortified land border

“A North Korean soldier was detected crossing the military demarcation line” by South Korean troops using surveillance equipment, the military Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. “Related agencies plan to investigate him regarding the details of how he came to the South,” it said.Read More →

Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

“This is sort of like the North Korean version of military reform. If we have to find an underlying message to the outside world, it’s ‘Don’t underestimate us, we are modernising too,” said Choi Kang, vice president of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul.Read More →

Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics Today

“Kim Jong Un… visited the test ground of the Academy of Defence Science and supervised a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon test,” said the official Korean Central News Agency.Read More →

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

The Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) violated a Sept. 19 agreement signed by North and South Korea that called for a halt to “all hostile acts,” said the Rodong Sinmun, North Korea’s official party newspaper.Read More →

Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un - North Korea - US

South Korea FM Kang Kyung-wha: “We were notified by the United States that North Korea explained that (the meeting) should be postponed because both sides have busy schedules. I think it would be excessive to read too much into the postponement of the meeting.”Read More →

Miguel Diaz-Canel and Kim Jong Un - Cuba News - North Korea Politics

Miguel Diaz-Canel, who is in Asia on his first international tour since assuming office in April, arrived in Pyongyang with his wife on Sunday. He was met at the airport by Kim Jong Un, who joined him on the ride into the city past flower-waving and cheering crowds.Read More →

North Korea, South Korea and US Meeting

The United States opposes a plan by South and North Korea to set up a no-fly zone over their heavily fortified border, the latest sign of a rift between Seoul and its top ally, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Read More →

Sanctions - Sanctioned - Sanction News

Washington was playing a “double game”, said a lengthy commentary carried by the North’s official KCNA news agency, and was “little short of destroying” the rare diplomatic opportunity between the two.

“Hostile policy and reciprocity can not go together,” it said, and negotiations would not move forward “an inch with an obstacle called sanctions. The US… is responding to good faith with evil,” it added.Read More →

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in

“The South and North reached the agreement after sincerely discussing action plans to develop inter-Korean relations to a new, higher stage,” said a joint statement released by the South’s Unification Ministry.

They agreed to hold ceremonies in late November or early December to inaugurate work on reconnecting the railways and roads that have been cut since the 1950-53 Korean War. Read More →

Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un - North Korea - US

Pompeo met with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks following a landmark summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore.

“Chairman Kim said he’s ready to allow them to come in” and see the dismantled Punggye-ri nuclear test site, Pompeo said.Read More →

Kim Jong Un - North Korea Politics News

The North Korea’s official news agency issued a commentary claiming North Korea has taken significant measures to end hostile relations between the two countries but said the U.S. is “trying to subdue” it through sanctions, a not-so-subtle call for Washington to lift sanctions if it wants further progress in their stalled nuclear negotiations.Read More →