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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."
KCNA: "The workshop on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities was held at the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club on Monday."
KCNA: "The U.S. is a mastermind of tension in the peninsula and a harasser of global peace and the U.S. imperialists remain unchanged in their scheme to stifle the DPRK by force."
KCNA: "What's more serious is that the warmongers show an ill-boding movement for real military action to carry out a preemptive attack on the DPRK with the exercises as an occasion."
KCNA: "The U.S. imperialists are staging an ultra-precision strike drill with high intensity just like in a real war focused on 'removing' the DPRK's state leadership and core facilities by massively introducing the ultramodern stealth fighters."
Senior UN official Jeffrey Feltman will visit North Korea from Tuesday through Friday to discuss "issues of mutual interest and concern," the UN says
Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korean missile from plane, airline says
Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, December 5 starting at 3 p.m
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A war in that region would be catastrophic" for the entire world, says NATO's @jensstoltenberg of the rising tension on the Korean Peninsula. "We have to put maximum pressure" on Pyongyang, he says, urging Russia and China to pressure Pyongyang
NATO is "strong, united and able to respond to any attack, including from ballistic missiles," says Secretary General @jensstoltenberg, but says those capabilities are designed to deter to threats like that from North Korea
The world needs to apply maximum pressure on North Korea in order to achieve a peaceful solution - NATO Secretary general @jensstoltenberg
North Korea missile tests are 'imminent threat' - Japan
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North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch showed that all NATO Allies could be within range - @jensstoltenberg
KCNA: "U.S. media such as Fox News, New York Post, Wall Street Journal and other western media said that placing north Korea back on the list of 'state sponsors of terrorism' is illogical."
KCNA: "It is none other than the United States and the south Korean puppet forces that bring dark clouds of a nuclear war to the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia."
North Korean missile tests pose an 'imminent threat', says Japanese Abe vows to put pressure on Pyongyang