Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile test sends warning to US

North Korea has taken escalating steps in recent weeks to show its frustration with the U.S.’s refusal to meet its demands in nuclear talks. S Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Tuesday while en route to Tokyo that the allies … Read More

Don’t try our patience, North Korea tells US a year after accord signed at Trump-Kim summit in S’pore

North Korea warned that if the US does not come up with something new “before it is too late”, the accord would just turn out to be a “mere blank sheet of paper”.PHOTO: ST FILE SEOUL (REUTERS) – North Korea … Read More

The US seized a North Korean ship and moved it thousands of miles to check whether it’s being used to violate sanctions

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An undated photo from the US Department of Justice shows “Wise Honest,” a North Korean cargo ship, that the US has now seized. Department of Justice via AP The US has sailed a North Korean cargo ship thousands of miles … Read More

Putin And Kim Announce The U.S. Is Irrelevant

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The summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un is over. And their message was clear. The U.S. is welcome at the negotiating table but they are not necessary to resolving the situation. Russia, however, is. Kim went to Vladivostok to build … Read More

Kim Jong Un says he’s open to another summit with Trump

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he’s open to having a third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually-acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Pyongyang’s official … Read More

Trump officials privately bracing for North Korea’s next move

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is privately discussing how to respond should North Korea decide to conduct a satellite launch as talks between Washington and Pyongyang appear to be at another impasse, CNN has learned. Rhetoric between the two countries has … Read More

Moon hopeful over DPRK-US nuclear deal

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed hope yesterday that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States will continue their talks to strike a deal on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Moon made the remarks during a plenary … Read More

North Korea promises talks with US after both countries fail to reach deal at Hanoi summit

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Talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un abruptly came to an end on Thursday following disagreements over lifting of sanctions. Screenshot – YouTube North Korea on Friday promised further negotiations with the United States despite both countries failing to reach … Read More

N. Korea faces historic turning point: State media

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SEOUL • North Korea is facing a “significant, historic turning point”, its state media said yesterday, ahead of a highly anticipated second summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. The meeting between the two leaders … Read More

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