Dennis Rodman: Please don't take what I've said out of context. I am friends with both @realDonaldTrump and Kim Jong Un and I believe in a positive future between us and North Korea. President Trump is the perfect leader for the job! I am sending love out to both and strongly believe both want PEACE
Mattis: "We're Still Doing The Forensics Analysis."
DPRK ICBM program "not yet shown to be a capable threat against us right now," US Secretary of Defense Mattis tells reporters.
Asked about apparent discrepancies on holding talks with North Korea between him and @POTUS, Tillerson says there is "no daylight" on implementing the president's policy.
Tillerson says not much has changed with North Korea situation in last 11 months, situation may even be worse
"They (DPRK) know where that door is when they want to talk," concludes Tillerson, in brief exchange with reporters at UN
8 month ago
"We hope that this pressure campaign will cause North Korea to alter its course," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says at United Nations
8 month ago
"We do not accept the pathway you're on," US Secretary of State Tillerson in a message for DPRK. "We're going to continue our diplomatic efforts" while that remains open.
US is now "terrified by the incredible might" of North Korea as a nuclear state, asserts DPRK ambassador to UN.
U.N. chief urges communication with North Korea to avoid escalation
8 month ago
UNSC must stand ready to introduce additional measures in case of new provocations by North Korea. - Ukraine FM @PavloKlimkin
Russia, North Korea Eye Bitcoin for Money Laundering, Putting It on a Crash Course with Regulators
China and Russia need to boost pressure on the DPRK beyond implementation of UN sanctions, says Tillerson.
Tillerson notes that Russia allows laborers from the DPRK in its country and that China continues to supply North Korea with crude oil.
At UN, Secretary of State Tillerson says US will use all means to defend itself against DPRK aggression, hopes diplomacy can work but 'a sustained cessation of North Korea's threatening behavior must occur before talks can begin."
Tillerson: North Korea must stop 'threatening behavior' before talks can begin
Secretary of State Tillerson criticizes China for supplying oil to North Korea, and Russia for using North Korean laborers
Tillerson says US will keep comms channels open with North Korea
Trump would like to have the help of Russia to face the crisis in the Korean peninsula
Japan freezes assets of 19 companies to step up pressure on DPRK to return Japanese citizens it abducted and to halt nuclear weapons and missile development.
South Korean president arrives in Chongqing as part of China trip
KCNA: "The DPRK, as a responsible nuclear power and a peace-loving state, will sincerely fulfill its non-proliferation obligation assumed before the international society and put in every effort to achieve the noble cause of safeguarding world peace and stability."
KCNA: "It is also disturbing to see the UN acting like a puppet of the U.S. and dancing to its tunes instead of keeping impartiality as the lifeline in its activities."
KCNA: "Our possession of nuclear weapons was an inevitable self-defensive measure to defend our sovereignty and rights to existence and development from the U.S. nuclear threat and blackmail and if anyone is to blame for it, the U.S. is the very one who must be held accountable."
KCNA: "If 'non-proliferation' issue is to be discussed, the first countries to be brought before the court of justice are the U.S. who is the kingpin of vertical and horizontal proliferation, pouring astronomical amount of funds into the modernization of nuclear weapons."
The chief U.S. negotiator for North Korea says direct diplomacy needed on DPRK
Moon says South Korea, China at starting line, must move forward
Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown would hurt effort to manage North Korea
China's Li says improvement in South Korea-China ties will benefit South Korean firms
Chinese premier says Moon's trip may lead to resumption of economic, trade dialogue
Japan expands unilateral sanctions against North Korea
KCNA: "If [pro-American allies] poke their nose in the DPRK-U.S. confrontation while touting 'obligation as allies'…, they can never evade the same fate as that was met by Mussolini and Tojo who pursued fascist dictatorial lunatic Hitler in the past century."
KCNA: "Any literate man is quite well aware that the U.S. hostile policy and nuclear threat and blackmail forced the DPRK to the access to nuclear weapons and completion of a nuclear force."
"War with North Korea is an all-out war against the government," @LindseyGrahamSC said. "There is no surgical strike option."
Lindsey Graham: If North Korea tests again, there will be a 70 percent chance that Trump orders an attack
8 month ago
"These are the things that will be dangerous, that will lead us to the next North Korea if we don't do something to stop it" per US Amb @nikkihaley re Iran
Britain says best way forward on North Korea is to intensify economic pressure