1 month ago
Recent sat imagery indicates despite the continuation of small tremors near Mt. Mantap since last DPRK nuclear test, tunnel work at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site is still underway, according to @38NorthNK.
No personnel announcements at this time, replies @PressSec to question that referenced on delay of @VictorDCha nomination as ambassador to ROK.
The United States is "well postured" to deal with a possible submarine-launched ballistic missile from North Korea, the Pentagon said
1 month ago
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon gives a cold shoulder to visiting Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim over request to shut down Gulen linked organisation in S.Korea, says domestic laws will be relevant in such an assessment.
"The crisis in North Korea is one of human rights and peace and security." @nikkihaley tells UN Security Council meeting on DPRK human rights. "History will judge us on how we respond."
Tillerson set to meet Trudeau for North Korea crisis talks: source
Secretary Tillerson will deliver remarks at the 2017 @AtlanticCouncil – @KoreaFoundation forum tomorrow, according to @StateDept.
China fails to block UN Security Council meeting on North Korea human rights crisis
Russian military chief criticizes U.S., Japan and South Korea drills
South Korea finance minister says in talks with ministries on regulation of bitcoin trading
South Korean senior diplomat, U.N. special rapporteur discuss North Korea human rights
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm
KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader, who demonstrated to the world the dignity…of the Korean nation with his steel-strong pluck and tireless devotion, is, indeed, a great hero of the nation…whom all Koreans should follow with their destiny and future totally entrusted to him."
KCNA: "Thanks to his superhuman devotion and efforts, the DPRK could make a series of successes on the untrodden path of developing the Juche-based weaponry system."
KCNA: "The success in the test-fire of new type ICBM Hwasong-15 is a noteworthy event in the history of the Korean nation brought about by respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's noble patriotism, idea of national independence, iron faith and matchless pluck."
on her "tough talk" against North Korea: Diplomacy is great in some respects, but you have to also be honest…North Korea has pushed the envelope and the U.S. isn't going to put up with it.
on if U.S. will send full team to Winter Olympics in South Korea: Yes, we are…the full Olympic team.
on North Korea: China can do more and we're putting as much pressure on them as we can…If China doesn't do more, we'll take it into our own hands and we'll start secondary sanctions.
Japan, U.S., South Korea to hold missile tracking drill amid North Korea
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Baloch Republican Party, South Korea Chapter, held an anti-Pakistan demonstration in Busan city on the International Human Rights Day
KCNA: "As if to give warm welcome…and show joy at the appearance of the peerlessly illustrious commander who controls the nature, the heart of the ever-changing Lake Chon on the top of Mt Paektu presented charming scenery showing magic peaks and dazzling sunshine on its…waves."
KCNA: "When Kim Jong Un ascended to the top of it, going through thick snow, it showed fine weather unprecedented in the blizzard of December winter, exposing its majestic figure."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un…climbed Mt Paektu, the sublime mountain of revolution. The ancestral mountain Paektu covered with white snow was displaying marvelous scene with glee at the reappearance of its great master."
South Korea updates its North Korea sanctions blacklist
Im Jong-seok travels to UAE, Lebanon as Moon's special envoy
South Korea to strengthen oversight of financial groups
KCNA: "This decision of the U.S. is not so surprising as it came from a dotard who had cried out for 'total destruction' of a sovereign state at a sacred UN forum."
KCNA: "The status of Kuds remains so sensitive that it, for sure, should be solved fairly by means of regaining the national rights of the Palestinian people and striking a comprehensive and lasting solution to the Middle East problem."
KCNA: "The decision by U.S. president Trump to recognize Kuds as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy there well deserves a global condemnation and rejection as it is an open defiance of and an insult to the international legitimacy."
South Korea to add North Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list