Still, @SenatorBurr warns not to underestimate North Korea's ability to innovate - which means sanctions may be having less of an impact
"Would it surprise me that Russia might attempt to provide products [to DPRK]? No, that wouldn't surprise me" says @SenatorBurr
"It will be handled and will be handled properly," says @POTUS of DPRK.
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F-35 loses panel during flight over Japan
DPRK television goes hi def and is now in stereo
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says dinner discussion dealt with North Korea, Russia, lauds increased dialogue with Moscow where issues such as Ukraine and air safety can be discussed
NATO Foreign Ministers agreed the need of firm pressure on North Korea, continued solidarity with regional partners - Japan and ROK and keeping up with our strong deterrence - @jensstoltenberg
B-1B bomber joins U.S.-South Korea drills as tensions escalate
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South Korea conducts military air drill as North Korea's aggressive rhetoric continues.
South Korea and US say now not time for talks with North Korea
Koreas anti-corruption agency seeks again to revise anti-graft law
KCNA: " It is a rare and nice factory flawless in all aspects and a model factory in our country's potato processing industry, he said, adding that it would have been better to build this modern farina factory before long ago and show it to leader Kim Jong Il."
KCNA: "He said that more equipment…for the production of processed potato should be installed…to turn out in a larger quantity such processed potato products as nutritive rice, slice fry, twist, noodle and Udong as well as farina."
KCNA: "Going round…potato farina workshop, products show room, cultural and welfare establishments, sci-tech learning space, potato storage and other parts of the factory, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un acquainted himself in detail with its construction and production."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, gave field guidance to the newly-built Samjiyon Potato Farina Production Factory."
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U.S. Pacific Command: For the first time, @PACAF F-35A fighters join U.S.-Korea air exercise VigilantAce, reinforcing our ironclad alliance
Ex-U.S. defense secretary open to nuclear armament of South Korea, Japan
Kim Jong Un ready for negotiations - Russian foreign ministry
"We are on the brink of a real war on the Korean peninsula," says Russia Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
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Russian deputy foreign minister says DPRK wants direct talks with US, doesn't care about security guarantees from Russia, China
Russia ready to facilitate dialogue between North Korea, U.S. - Russian foreign ministry
North Korea cautiously optimistic about idea of suspending nuclear missile tests for 2 months in absence of U.S.-Seoul maneuvers on and off peninsula - Russian Foreign Ministry
South Korea: Indian Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met Mayor of Busan Suh Byungsoo, in Busan city
Canada's foreign minister Chrystia Freeland says upon arrival at NATO that she'll be speaking with Rex Tillerson on North Korea and Ukraine. She thanks @kvolker for his work as special envoy there. Dodges questions on US position on embassy/Jerusalem and on the Iran deal
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United States and South Korea military exercises
Russian deputy foreign minister says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Vienna to discuss North Korea situation
North Korea claims international sanctions hurt human rights of those with disabilities
KCNA: "As a responsible nuclear power and a peace-loving state both in name and reality, the DPRK will exert every possible effort to defend the world peace and stability."
KCNA: "As long as the interests of the DPRK are not encroached upon, the nuclear deterrence of the DPRK will never pose threat to any country and region."
KCNA: "Speakers refereed…to the fact that the U.S.…' vicious anti-DPRK sanctions and military threat and blackmail came as a fresh setback in the work for the disabled, leaving some people disabled there and creating hurdles in the work to protect the disabled."