The North Korean government has sent thousands of its impoverished citizens to Russia to earn money for the state
US, Japan, ROK negotiators agree to "sternly" respond to latest DPRK missile provocation.
China says it's not responsible for North Korea's nuclear program
North Korean ICBM estimated to have range of 4,700-6,000 miles - U.S gov source
Japanese official calls on Russia to take 'greater role' on North Korean nuclear threat
Could US end trade with China if China doesn't do more to stop NK? Haley: Ammunition comes with multiple options and it's not always military.
Haley: We're going to push hard on other countries who are not abiding by the resolutions and not abiding by the sanctions against NK
Haley on controlling NK: It will be very telling how other countries respond whether they want to hold Kim Jong Un's hand
Ambassador Haley on North Korea: How many tests does it take and how many more- times do we have to tell them no- no escalation?
DPRK accused the US of “military provocations” over a bombing drill on the Korean peninsula, warning that the move could spark a nuclear war
"All the options are on the table" when it comes to North Korea, says @nikkihaley
North Korean state media have sharply criticized a recent practice bombing run by two U.S. B-1B bombers on the Korean peninsula, calling it a dangerous move raising the risk of nuclear war.
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2 USAF B-1B bombers fly near border with North Korea in 'show of force' escorted by South Korean F-15 and Japanese F-2 jets
USAF B-1 bombers dropped dummy bombs at South Korea range escorted by South Korean and later Japanese fighter jets in addition to USAF F-16s
US Air Force calls the 2,000 mile bomber flights from Guam to South Korea "Jungle Lightning" exercises
Mattis says US "still analyzing" if No Korean ICBM can hold nuke warhead; sees econ/diplomacy "to divert them from this wrong path."
Tillerson says Trump and Putin "had a pretty good exchange" on North Korea. Despite differences, both support a de-nuclearized peninsula."
DPRK stopping its nuclear/ICBM program where it is today "is not acceptable to us," says Tillerson.
"We're not going to sit idly by and we're going to follow this all the way to its conclusion," adds Tillerson on DPRK.
"Peaceful pressure campaign" for DPRK and "if this fails, we don't have very many good options left," says Tillerson.
China has taken additional action on DPRK "but then they paused," says Tillerson.
They also impacted India's national security,call upon North Korea to refrain from such actions that undermine international peace: Indian MEA
North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and proliferation links pose grave threat to international peace: Indian MEA
Russia refuses to support UN resolution condemning North Korea's missile launch
“It is only self-restraint that has prevented war" with North Korea, Sec. Mattis says. "Our self-restraint holds.”
"I do not believe this capacity brings us closer to war," Sec. Mattis says after North Korea's first ICBM test.
"Diplomacy has not failed" in dealing with North Korea, Sec. Mattis says: “We don’t set red lines; we deal with reality.”
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Pres Trump has photo op with South Korean Pres Moon and Japanese PM Abe prior to discussing North Korean threat at Hamburg dinner.
"Our defenses right now are sufficient” per SecDef Mattis of DPRK threat to Alaska and Hawaii "Maintain an alert postureplenty responsive"
DPRK ICBM "clearly had a booster which was a new development on a previous missile,” per SecDef Mattis