Singapore testing security measures before North Korea-U.S. summit
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Kremlin: summit between Russian and North Korean leaders is possible
Koreas agree to hold military talks, Red Cross meeting this month
The inter-Korean meetings have finished and they've decided to open a Kaesong liasion office as soon as possible, to hold a Red Cross meeting to discuss the reunion of divided families on June 22nd and hold military talks on June 14th. So more talks to come.
Koreas agree to open liasion office as soon as possible
Koreas to hold Red Cross meeting for reunion of separated families on June 22
Koreas agree to hold military talks on June 14
South Korea PM discusses personal information protection with EU commissioner
South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will meet a U.S. delegation on Friday to discuss its recent talks with North Korea over a possible Washington-Pyongyang summit
North Korea proposes holding joint events in South to mark 2000 summit
U.S.-North Korea summit email used to spread malware in South Korea
North and South Korea resume talks as Trump awaits 'personal letter' from Kim Jong Un
KCNA: "Smoking kills millions of people in the world every year, they said, referring to the negative consequences of cigarette, a major risk factor of non-infectious diseaseThe participants watched a multimedia program 'A-class "favorite article" threatening human life'."
KCNA: "A technical workshop took place at the Grand People's Study House Thursday to mark World No Tobacco Day. Attending it were health workers, officials of relevant units, the WHO representative and members of missions of other international bodies here. Speeches were made."
KCNA: "Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister of the Russian Federation, laid a floral basket before the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on Thursday and paid tribute to them. Accompanying him were his party and the Russian ambassador to the DPRK."
KCNA: "Agreed at the conversation was to invigorate high-ranking visits, activate exchangein different fields and, especially, realize the meeting between the top leaders of the DPRK and Russia this year marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations"
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that the DPRK's will for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula still remains unchanged and consistent and fixed and he hoped that the DPRK-U.S. relations and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula will be solved on a stage-by-stage basis."
KCNA: "He said that Russia fully supports the DPRK's determination and stand on the DPRK-U.S. summit high on the agenda and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and wishes for their good successes."
KCNA: "Lavrov highly appreciated the DPRK for having successfully steered the relations between the north and south of Korea and between the DPRK and the U.S., and the situation of the Korean peninsula and the region for having entered the phase of stability."
KCNA: "Exchanged at the conversation were the opinions and views of the top leaderships of the DPRK and Russia on the trend of the situation and prospect of the Korean peninsula and the region, the recent world focus."
KCNA: "On the occasion Lavrov respectfully conveyed the personal letter of President of the Russian Federation Putin to Kim Jong Un. Kim Jong Un expressed thanks to President Putin for sending his warm and fine personal letter and conveyed thanks to him."
KCNA: "Both sides had an exchange of views on the international issues of common interest, including the situation on the Korean peninsula positively developing thanks to the pro-active efforts of the DPRK."
KCNA: "Talks were held between the foreign ministers of the DPRK and Russiaon Thursday. At the talks DPRK Foreign Minster Ri Yong Ho and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the issues of further strengthening the relations between the two countries."
Pompeo: U.S., North Korea made 'real progress' toward conditions for fruitful summit
Pompeo says "no daylight" between US and South Korea/Japan
Secretary of State: Trump-Kim summit 'moving in right direction,' Pompeo says in New York following meeting with senior North Korean official. Pompeo says Kim Yong Chol will head to Washington to deliver letter to Trump
Denuclearization of DPRK would cover its missiles, according to @POTUS
Trump says may need to meet North Korea's Kim more than once
Source familiar with Kim Yong Chol's visit tells @eliselabottcnn Chol will meet with President Trump Fri to hand deliver letter from Kim Jong Un. Official unsure who else he'll meet with. Chol is getting waiver from the US gov't allowing travel beyond the 25 mile radius of UN in NYC
Talks between Pompeo and North Korea end earlier than expected; Pompeo says talks were "substantive" in a tweet
After meeting U.S Sec of state Pompeo in NYC today, North Korea Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee Kim Yong Chol will travel to Washington DC tomorrow and meet with U.S President Trump and hand deliver him a letter from North Korea leader Kim Jong Un
US official says Pompeo talks with North Korean official 'went well, made progress'
Trump: North Korean delegation to bring letter from Kim Friday
Pompeo, North Korean official open summit prep talks
President Trump on North Korean meetings: "Our Secretary of State has had very good meetings. Aletter is going to be delivered to me from Kim Jong-un. They'll be coming down to DC on Friday so I will look forward to that. "
Trump on the potential North Korea summit: "Hopefully we'll have a meeting on June 12.. I want it to be meaningful. Doesn't mean it gets all done at one meeting maybe you have to have a second or third and maybe we'll have none but it's in good hands, that I can tell you."
2 month ago
In NYC, @SecPompeo arrives for talks with a top DPRK official.
Heather Nauert says that Pompeo told her that the meetings with North Korea officials "were great last night but there is still a lot of work to be done."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the potential summit between U.S.President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presents North Korea with "a great opportunity to achieve security and economic prosperity"
U.S., North Korea to hold second day of nuclear talks
2 month ago
Russian Airforce IL96-300 RSD008 RA96023 out of Pyongyang, North Korea heading home over Russia. 1134z
Senior State Dept. official: "My own interpretation of Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan's letter in response—it's about the most conciliatory letter I've ever seen."
Senior US State Dept. official: "What we're looking for is CVID—complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization. And in order for a summit to be successful, the North Koreans have to do things that they have not done before."
2 month ago
While Lavrov showed up with half a dozen advisers, Kim Jong-un only needed his interpreter.
Lavrov invites North Korea's Kim to visit Russia: Moscow
KCNA: "Many people are fully aware of the fact that smoking causes serious diseases and the number of non-smokers is on the steady increase."
KCNA: "According to the law, supervisory institutionshave taken practical measures to tighten the public control over smoking. The media also plays a big role in the non-smoking campaign by carrying articles and broadcasting programmes on the harmful effects of smoking."
KCNA: "Non-smoking campaign has been encouraged in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The Tobacco Control Law of the DPRKenacted the principle of intensified no-smoking campaign and stipulates the tobacco control as one of the state policies."
2 month ago
Russia's foreign ministry just shared some photos of Lavrov meeting Kim Jong-Un in North Korea
Lavrov met North Korea leader Kim during his visit
Vice foreign ministers of South Korea, Russia to hold talks this week
South Korea president Moon voices need to support inter-Korean cooperation following denuclearization
2 month ago
MFA Russia: Sergey Lavrov is visiting Pyongyang today. He met with the Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, laid flowers at the Mansudae Grand Monument, the monument of the Soviet Army and to the Ambassador Andrey Karlov bas-relief at the Russian Embassy in Pyongyang
KCNA says Russian foreign minister has arrived in North Korea
South Korea police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air chairman's wife