KCNA: "Confidence is not a sentiment to be cultivated overnight. In order to build full confidence between the DPRK and the U.S., it is essential for both sides to take simultaneous actions and phased steps to do what is possible one after another."

Map. History of Koreas conflict

16 August 2018
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Full text of the English translation of North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho's speech at the ASEAN forum, as published by KCNA.
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KCNA: "The international community should respond to our goodwill measures already taken for denuclearization with its constructive steps that would encourage and promote peace and economic development of the Korean Peninsula."
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KCNA: "We thought of doing something in response, if the U.S. would come with constructive ideas. However, as long as the U.S. does not show in practice its strong will to remove our concerns, there will be no case whereby we will move forward first unilaterally."
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KCNA: "The DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement should not be permitted to fall prey to the American internal politics, inviting an adverse wind at odds with the intentions of the leaders."
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KCNA: "Only when the U.S. ensures that we feel comfortable with and come close to it, will we be able to open our minds to the U.S. and show it in action. This is the core essence of the spirit of the agreement shared by the leaders of the DPRK and the U.S."
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KCNA: "Confidence is not a sentiment to be cultivated overnight. In order to build full confidence between the DPRK and the U.S., it is essential for both sides to take simultaneous actions and phased steps to do what is possible one after another."
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KCNA: "The only practical way for moving forward is to take a new approach of giving priority to confidence-building and implementing all items of the Joint Statement in a balanced, simultaneous and phased way."
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KCNA: "The DPRK stands firm in its determination and commitment for implementing the DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement in a responsible and good-faith manner. Confidence building is the key to the full implementation of the Joint Statement."
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KCNA: "The new trend of peace and stability created on the Korean Peninsula is a precious green shoot to be carefully attended toThe present situation of the Korean Peninsula can be said, in a word, to be a moment of history when the old is overthrown and the new is emerging."
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KCNA: "The DPRK remains committed to actively developing friendly and cooperative relations with all the regional countries on the principles of respect for sovereignty, equality and mutual benefit."
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KCNA: "Once mutual confidence is built, even the countries with long-standing hostility could resolve the regional and global peace and security issues through dialogue and negotiation."
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KCNA: "DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho Saturday made a speech at theASEAN Regional Forum held in Singapore. He said: The summit meeting and talks held here in Singapore, the first of its kind in the history of the DPRK-U.S. relations, served as a landmark milestone."
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KCNA: "When all the people have the firm faith, they can attain the higher goals for building a powerful socialist nationin the revolutionary spirit of self-relianceThe revolutionary faith of the Korean people is the immutable faith consolidated in turns and twists."
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KCNA: "The final victory of socialism precisely means the victory of faith and the victory of the revolutionary principleThe future of socialism, independent ideal and happiness of the people are unthinkable apart from the revolutionary principle."
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KCNA: "Kim Yong Namsent a congratulatory message to Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, Zimbabwean president-elect, on Aug. 4. In the belief that the bilateral friendlyties with a long historywould grow stronger, the message sincerely wished the president-elect good health."
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KCNA: "He said that it is our Party's intention to pick up even a star if it is desired by the people, adding that he used to feel a heavy heart when he used to see old public transport means giving inconveniences to the people and the number of taxis increasing in the streets."
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KCNA: "He saidthat the level of processing precision of the flexion side of the outer surface of the bus body, degree of flatness of sides and the seam finishing were raised and coating has also been done well even though the phase-2 modernization has not yet been started."
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KCNA: "Kim Jong Unwatched a new-type trolley bus and tram made at the Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory and the Bus Repair FactoryHe said that the trolley bus was made very well without any flaw and its quality was improved exceptionally."
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KCNA: "If one lacks backbone under strong bias, one will dance to the tune of others as the south Korean authorities do. This will badly let down all the fellow countrymen who want to bringreunification of the Korean peninsula under the banner of By Our Nation Itself."
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KCNA: "More than three months have passed since the adoption and announcement of the Panmunjom Declaration but substantial undertakings to add to the joy of the fellow countrymen have not been vigorously launched as the south Korean authorities take double-dealing stand."
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KCNA: "The south Korean authorities have not yet gotten rid of dependence on outside forces over the issue of inter-Korean relations. They try to solve the issues of inter-Korean relations in dependence on the U.S. or call for 'thoroughgoing implementation of sanctions.'"
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KCNA: "Damage by high temperature and drought is on the steady increase in the DPRK where the temperature of over 35 degrees centigrade, 40 degrees to the maximum lingers on. Drought began inflicting damage on paddy rice, corn and other crops in rural areas."
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KCNA: "The abnormal hot weather that began from July 12 continues throughout the DPRK in August, recording the severest high temperature since meteorological observation in the country."
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