NATO welcomes U.S.-North Korea summit, backs denuclearised peninsula

Map. History of Koreas conflict

15 August 2018
2 month ago
KCNA: "The National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea of DR Congo on June 1 posted on its website the full text of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's work 'The Cause of the Great Party of Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Is Ever-Victorious'."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "[Kim Jong Un has] a very good personality. He's funny, and he's very, very smart. He's a great negotiator, and he's a very strategic kind of a guy." Hannity
2 month ago
[email protected]: A year ago the pundits and talking heads, people that couldn't do the job before, were begging for conciliation and peace - "please meet, don't go to war." that we meet and have a great relationship with Kim Jong Un, the same haters shout out, "you shouldn't meet, do not meet."
2 month ago
Here is KCNA's full English-language translation of its report on Kim Jong Un's meeting with Donald Trump yesterday in Singapore. You may have to squint a bit.
2 month ago
[email protected]: I want to thank Chairman Kim for taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people. Our unprecedented meeting – the first between an American President and a leader of North Korea – proves that real change is possible.
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un invited Trump to visit Pyongyang at a convenient time and Trump invited Kim Jong Un to visit the U.S. The two top leaders gladly accepted each other's invitation, convinced that it would serve as another important occasion for improved DPRK-U.S. relations."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Chairman Kim Jong Un and President Trump expressed expectation and belief that the two countries which have lived in the quagmire of hostility, distrust and hatred would pass the unhappy past over and dynamically advance toward an excellent and proud future."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that today both sides came to sign the historic joint statement heralding a new start, passing the past over, stating that the world would witness an important change. Kim Jong Un had a meaningful photo session with Trump to commemorate the signing."
2 month ago
KCNA: "After the luncheon, the top leaders had a walk, deepening friendly feelings."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un and Trump had the shared recognition to the effect that it is important to abide by the principle of step-by-step and simultaneous action in achieving peace, stability and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un clarified the stand that if the U.S. side takes genuine measures for building trust in order to improve the DPRK-U.S. relationship, the DPRK, too, can continue to take additional good-will measures of next stage commensurate with them."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Trump expressed his intention to halt the U.S.-south Korea joint military exercises, which the DPRK side regards as provocation, over a period of good-will dialogue between the DPRK and the U.S., offer security guarantees to the DPRK and lift sanctions against it."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said in order to achieve peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula and realize its denuclearization, the two countries should commit themselves to refraining from antagonizing with each other, and take legal and institutional steps to guarantee it."
2 month ago
KCNA: "President Trump appreciated that an atmosphere of peace and stability was created on the Korean Peninsula and in the region, thanks to the proactive peace-loving measures taken by the respected Supreme Leader from the outset of this year."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Noting that he is pleased to sit face-to-face with President Trump and the U.S. side's delegationKim Jong Un highly praised the president's will and enthusiasm to resolve matters in a realistic way through dialogue and negotiations, away from the hostility-woven past."
2 month ago
KCNA: "The two top leaders had a candid exchange of views on the practical issues of weighty significance in putting an end to the decades-long hostile relations between the DPRK and the U.S. and making peace and stability settle on the Korean Peninsula."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Noting that it was not easy to get to where they were, Kim Jong Un made the meaningful words there was a past that gripped their ankles and prejudice and wrong practice covered their eyes and ears, but they overcame all that to come this place."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Chairman Kim Jong Un had a souvenir photo taken with President Trump. The two top leaders went to the conference room, having a familiar talk. Tete-a-tete talks were held between the two top leaders."
2 month ago
KCNA: "The top leaders of the two countries came to take their first step toward reconciliation for the first time in the 70 odd years-long history of standoff and antagonism since the division of the Korean Peninsula, and to stand face to face at the venue of dialogue."
2 month ago
KCNA: "At 9:00 a.m. local time the respected Supreme Leader of the party, state and army of the DPRK Kim Jong Un met and shook hands with U.S. President Donald J. Trump for the first time."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Seen standing at the lobby of the venue of the talks where the top leaders of the DPRK and the U.S. will have the first meeting were the flags of the DPRK and the U.S."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Singapore, the country of the epoch-making meeting much awaited by the whole world, was awash with thousands of domestic and foreign journalists and a large crowd of masses to see this day's moment which will remain long in history."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Thanks to the fixed decision and will of the top leaders of the two countries to put an end to the extreme hostile relations between the DPRK and the U.S., which lingered for the longest period on the earth, the first DPRK-U.S. summit is to be held."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unheld the summit meeting and talks with Donald J. Trump, president of the United States of America, at Sentosa Island of Singapore on June 12, 2018 for the first time in the histories of the two countries."
2 month ago
[email protected]: Here is the video, "A Story of Opportunity" that I shared with Kim Jong-un at the SingaporeSummit ➡️
2 month ago
[email protected]: Got along great with Kim Jong-un who wants to see wonderful things for his country. As I said earlier today: Anyone can make war, but only the most courageous can make peace. SingaporeSummit
2 month ago
[email protected]: Heading back home from Singapore after a truly amazing visit. Great progress was made on the denuclearization of North Korea. Hostages are back home, will be getting the remains of our great heroes back to their families, no missiles shot, no research happening, sites closing
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We got along very well. We got along from the beginning." President @realDonaldTrump talks to @seanhannity about the historic summit with Kim Jong Un. the full interview tonight 9p ET on 'Hannity.'
2 Air China planes en route to Pyongyang after taking off from Singapore, presumably carrying Kim Jong Un and other North Korean officials
NATO welcomes U.S.-North Korea summit, backs denuclearised peninsula
Joint statement at Singapore Summit is "very worrisome" and is so imprecise, thus @POTUS has given up "substantial leverage" on DPRK, says @SenSchumer.
2 month ago
Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments
UN spokesman says UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has called for "patience and support" from the global community in implementing the agreement between the U.S. And North Korea
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe says it is meaningful that North Korea has promised complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula
Despite Trump ordering pause in joint US military training in South Korea, US officials say it will continue in Japan, where the US has roughly 2x more troops, along with ~65 warships, hundreds of jets. Nuke-capable B-52 bombers will continue training flights from Guam
2 month ago
Moon tells Trump he will discuss joint excavation of remains of U.S. soldiers with North Korea
2 month ago
US Forces Korea: No orders yet to cancel future joint military exercises with South Korea: "We will continue with our current military posture until we receive updated guidance from the Department of Defense," spox
2 month ago
President Poroshenko: I hope that the US security guarantees for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula will take due account of shortcomings of the Budapest Memorandum to Ukraine.
Notable that EU statement on Trump-Kim summit offers praises for SK president's "leadership, wisdom and determination" but says nothing on Kim or @realDonaldTrump. Nor anything abt maintaining max pressure until results achieved
2 month ago
Russian FM Lavrov says fact that Trump and Kim met is positive
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, left here in the morning of Tuesday to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Moscow of Russia."
2 month ago
South Korean Blue House spox: "At this moment, the meaning and intention of President Trump's remarks requires more clear understanding."
2 month ago
U.S. forces in S.Korea says it received no guidance related to Trump's plan to stop 'war games'
US military says it hasn't heard of Trump's plan to cancel military exercises
Iran government spokesman warns North Korea leader Kim Jong Un about nuclear agreements with Trump: Fars news agency quotes Iranian spokesman as saying on Trump-Kim deal "we are facing a man who revokes his signature while abroad"
2 month ago
South Korea's Moon says U.S.-North Korea summit will write new history of peace
2 month ago
Words from South Korea Military about Jt. Exercises canceled."Regarding President Trump's comment regarding ending of the combined military drills..we need to find out the exact meaning or intention behind his comments at this point," a SK military official told NBC News.
2 month ago
Moon: "The June 12 Sentosa Agreement will be recorded as a historic event that has helped break down the last remaining Cold War legacy on earth."
2 month ago
President Moon statement: "Seventy years of division and hostility, however, have cast a dark shadow that makes it difficult to believe what is actually taking place before our very eyes."
2 month ago
Trump says he talked up North Korea's real estate, beachside hotel opportunities in Kim Jong Un meeting.
Trump: To me it's a very important event in world history. To be really true to myself, I have to add I really want to get it completedIf you don't get the ball over the goal line, it doesn't mean enough.2 month ago
Trump: "To me it's a very important event in world history. To be really true to myself, I have to add I really want to get it completedIf you don't get the ball over the goal line, it doesn't mean enough."
2 month ago
"We had a great conversation. It was a very heartfelt conversation," says @POTUS of his one-on-one talk with Kim Jong Un.
2 month ago
"He'll be very happy when he hears" about the meeting today, @POTUS says of @moonriver365
Trump on Moon: He's a very, very fine gentleman, also a friend of mineHe'll be very happy. I've already sent word to him about what happened.2 month ago
Trump on Moon: "He's a very, very fine gentleman, also a friend of mineHe'll be very happy. I've already sent word to him about what happened."
2 month ago
"I will be calling him very shortly, maybe even before I land," says @POTUS of Xi Jinping.
Donald Trump: Honestly, I think he's going to do these things. I may be wrong. I may stand before you six months from   and say, 'Hey, I was wrong'Or maybe I'll find an excuse.2 month ago
Donald Trump: "Honestly, I think he's going to do these things. I may be wrong. I may stand before you six months from and say, 'Hey, I was wrong'Or maybe I'll find an excuse."
2 month ago
"I had 300 sanctions I was ready to put on last week," says @POTUS but it would have been disrespectful ahead of meeting with Kim
Trump: Nobody wanted to come to the Olympics until North Korea agreed to attend, and it became a big success because they agreed to participate. Add that to the list of things that they've done.2 month ago
Trump: Nobody wanted to come to the Olympics until North Korea agreed to attend, and it became a big success because they agreed to participate. "Add that to the list of things that they've done."
Trump to Kim: You can have the best hotels in the world. Think of it from a real estate perspective.2 month ago
Trump to Kim: "You can have the best hotels in the world. Think of it from a real estate perspective."
Trump says perhaps fire and fury language was needed last year, but not now: I don't want to be threatening. You've seen what was perhaps going to happen. Seoul has 28 million peopleright next to the border. It's right next to the DMZ. It's right there.2 month ago
Trump says perhaps "fire and fury" language was needed last year, but not now: "I don't want to be threatening. You've seen what was perhaps going to happen. Seoul has 28 million peopleright next to the border. It's right next to the DMZ. It's right there."
2 month ago
Trump on resolving the N. Korea issue: "I think we've gone a long way toward solving it today."
Donald Trump says Pompeo and Bolton will meet with North Koreans to continue talking denuclearization: We're getting together next week.to go over the details.2 month ago
Donald Trump says Pompeo and Bolton will meet with North Koreans to continue talking denuclearization: "We're getting together next week.to go over the details."
2 month ago
Q: How can you be sure Kim is sincere? Trump: Can I ensure anything? All they can say is that they want to make a dealI know when someone wants to deal and when they don't.
Q: Have you betrayed those in North Korean gulags? Trump: No, I think I've helped themI think they are one of the great winners today2 month ago
Q: Have you betrayed those in North Korean gulags? Trump: No, I think I've helped themI think they are one of the great winners today
Trump: We're probably going to need another summit.2 month ago
Trump: "We're probably going to need another summit."
Trump, asked if he pressed Kim on the size of his nuclear and missile arsenal: As far as what he has, it's substantiali t's very substantial. The timing will go quickly. I really believe that he's going to go very quickly. It is a very substantial arsenal.2 month ago
Trump, asked if he pressed Kim on the size of his nuclear and missile arsenal: "As far as what he has, it's substantiali t's very substantial. The timing will go quickly. I really believe that he's going to go very quickly. It is a very substantial arsenal."
Trump: We have tremendous leverage to keep sanctions pressure on.2 month ago
Trump: "We have tremendous leverage" to keep sanctions pressure on.
2 month ago
Trump says would like to involve Congress in any deal with North Korea
2 month ago
Trump: South Korea contributes to tremendously expensive war games, but not 100 pct
Trump, asked why he didn't get Kim Jong Un to agree to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization: I'm here for one dayThe process is going to take place.2 month ago
Trump, asked why he didn't get Kim Jong Un to agree to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization: "I'm here for one dayThe process is going to take place."
2 month ago
Trump: I hope the Iranians will return to negotiate a new agreement
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Chairman Kim and I just signed a joint statement in which he reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula."
2 month ago
Trump: "in a certain time I will (travel to Pyongyang)" at an appropriate time
2 month ago
"The remains will be coming back" of American service personnel killed in the DPRK during the Korean War, says @POTUS. "Way over 6,000 that we know ofwill be brought back."
2 month ago
Trump says, at some point, he wants to bring American troops home from the Korean Peninsula
2 month ago
Trump says "we're not reducing anything, no we're not reducing anything" but then says the US will stop war games on the peninsula. Calls them expensive and provocative
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Our unprecedented meeting, the first between an American president and a leader of North Korea, proves that real change is indeed possible."
2 month ago
US President: Sanctions on North Korea will remain until it has its nuclear weapons
2 month ago
Trump: the sanctions will remain in effect
2 month ago
Trump: North Korea leader vowed to destroy ballistic missile sites
2 month ago
The war on the Korean peninsula formally "will soon end," declares @POTUS.
2 month ago
Trump: Meeting with Chairman Kim "proves real change is possible - ready to write new chapter between our two nations. Past does not have to define future."
Full text of Singapore summit between Trump and Kim2 month ago
Full text of Singapore summit between Trump and Kim
Malaysia will reopen its embassy in the DPRK, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tells @NAR.
2 month ago
South Korean President Moon Jae In, whose earlier meetings with Mr Kim Jong Un paved the way for the SingaporeSummit, smiled and applauded alongside his Cabinet as they watched a live stream of the historic moment at the Trump-Kim summit
AP Correspondent in Pyongyang tells Sky News there's been no live TV coverage of the Singapore summit but it will probably be reported in tomorrow's papers
2 month ago
Trump-Kim text does not mention US demand for complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation"
2 month ago
"It's a great day," @SecPompeo tells @VOANews
Trump is doing two news interviews before his press conference here at the Capella Hotel in Singapore—ABC's George Stephanopoulos and Fox News' Sean Hannity.2 month ago
Trump is doing two news interviews before his press conference here at the Capella Hotel in Singapore—ABC's George Stephanopoulos and Fox News' Sean Hannity.
China foreign ministry says that in accord with compliance of North Korea with resolutions of UN Security Council, they could consider reducing sanctions
2 month ago
Trump, Kim document: US and North Korea will join efforts to build lasting and stable peace government on Korean Peninsula
2 month ago
Document signed by US, North Korea: conducted comprehensive, in depth and sincere change of opinions, exchange of opinions was on establishment of new US-NK relations
2 month ago
Trump, Kim commit to 'complete denuclearisation' of Korean Peninsula in joint text
2 month ago
Trump is expected to host a press conference at 2.30pm, where he will be giving the big reveal of the details of the "comprehensive" agreement
2 month ago
Trump-Kim document commits US to 'security guarantees'
2 month ago
Trump-Kim document eyes establishment of 'new US-DPRK relations'
Kim Jong Un is back at the St. Regis.2 month ago
Kim Jong Un is back at the St. Regis.
2 month ago
Trump says he learned Kim Jong Un is 'very talented man' who loves his country very much.
China urges 'full denuclearization' as Kim-Trump meet
2 month ago
Trump, Kim Jong Un shake hands, exchange farewells without interpreters as Singapore summit ends
DPRK diplomats seen just leaving Sentosa, but source on scene says Kim and Trump both still there2 month ago
DPRK diplomats seen just leaving Sentosa, but source on scene says Kim and Trump both still there
The Air China 747 that Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on is currently en route from Beijing with a solid 4 hours to go - suggestion an evening departure for Kim
A North Korean security official, in white gloves, examined Kim Jong Un's pen ahead of this signing.2 month ago
A North Korean security official, in white gloves, examined Kim Jong Un's pen ahead of this signing.
China welcomes results of Trump-Kim summit
2 month ago
[email protected]: "I think both sides are going to be very impressed with the results." President @realDonaldTrump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign a "comprehensive" document.
2 month ago
Kim declares 'world will see a major change' and he and Trump 'decided to leave the past behind' as they sign document
Donald Trump says he and Kim Jong Un developed a very special bond and their relationship will be far different in future   They've signed a comprehensive document as their summit ends2 month ago
Donald Trump says he and Kim Jong Un developed a "very special bond" and their relationship will be far different in future They've signed a "comprehensive document" as their summit ends
2 month ago
Trump calls on North Korean leader to visit White House
2 month ago
Trump: North Korea will quickly begin its nuclear disarmament
2 month ago
"Absolutely," replies @POTUS to question of whether he will invite Kim to the @WhiteHouse
2 month ago
"This is going to lead to more and more and more," adds @POTUS
2 month ago
Trump: Both sides will be impressed by summit deal document
The letter that we're signing is very comprehensive, says @POTUS. I want to thank everybody on both sides.2 month ago
"The letter that we're signing is very comprehensive," says @POTUS. "I want to thank everybody on both sides."
2 month ago
"Thank you very much. It's fantastic," @POTUS tells Kim. "We both are going to do something. We have developed a very special bond."
2 month ago
"We are going to sign this historic agreement," says Kim. "The world will see a major change."
2 month ago
Trump: The document is comprehensive and the outcome of the summit will satisfy both parties
2 month ago
Trump, Kim sign document at historic summit
2 month ago
Kim: We decided to leave the past and open a new page
2 month ago
KJU :the world will see a major change.
2 month ago
Trump: It is a great honor for us to sign the document
2 month ago
US President and North Korean leader sign joint document after talks in Singapore
South Korea President Moon Jae-in watched the historic meeting between Trump and Kim from his cabinet room in Seoul. He smiled when the two leaders shook hands for the first time, according to pictures released by the South Korean president's office2 month ago
South Korea President Moon Jae-in watched the historic meeting between Trump and Kim from his cabinet room in Seoul. He smiled when the two leaders shook hands for the first time, according to pictures released by the South Korean president's office
Trump and Kim sat down with their top advisers during an expanded bilateral meeting at the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore Here's who went to the meeting2 month ago
Trump and Kim sat down with their top advisers during an expanded bilateral meeting at the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore Here's who went to the meeting
2 month ago
Donald Trump reportedly gave Kim Jong Un a tour of 'the beast' after lunch
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un go for a walk after lunch together at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island, Singapore2 month ago
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un go for a walk after lunch together at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island, Singapore
Climbing out from Beijing Heading off to Singapore to pick up Kim Jong Un. Air China B744 B-2447 CA62
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader KimJungUn have shared a historic handshake as they meet for the first time.2 month ago
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader KimJungUn have shared a historic handshake as they meet for the first time.
We're going right for a signing, Trump said. He didn't answer my question about what he's signing. Kim Jong Un said nothing. Smiled2 month ago
"We're going right for a signing," Trump said. He didn't answer my question about what he's signing. Kim Jong Un said nothing. Smiled
Donald Trump and Kim Jong to go for 'a signing' after brief stroll around Capella2 month ago
Donald Trump and Kim Jong to go for 'a signing' after brief stroll around Capella
Trump tells the press the TrumpKimSummit is going great. A really fantastic meeting. A lot of progress. Really very positive. I think better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line. Really good.2 month ago
Trump tells the press the TrumpKimSummit is "going great. A really fantastic meeting. A lot of progress. Really very positive. I think better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line. Really good."
2 month ago
Trump says he will sign a document with the North Korean leader later
2 month ago
Trump says meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went 'better than anybody could have expected."
2 month ago
U.S. President Donald Trump expects 'signing' with Kim Jong Un after summit
Photo of Trump Kim Summit.2 month ago
Photo of Trump Kim Summit.
Kim said I believe this is a big prelude to peace.2 month ago
Kim said "I believe this is a big prelude to peace."
North Korea increases its reliance on Russian Internet transit ahead of historic SingaporeSummit. 175.45.178.0/24 exclusively routed through Russian telecom @ttk_ru. (First activated in Oct 2017)
2 month ago
KCNA: "Expressing the belief that the strategic and traditional DPRK-Russia relations would grow stronger as required by the new era, the message wished the Russian peopleprosperity and the Russian president success in his responsible work for building powerful Russia."
2 month ago
KCNA: "It said that the Russian people have achieved successes in the cause of building powerful Russia under his leadership, braving all challenges and difficulties."
2 month ago
KCNA: Kim Jong Unsent a message of greeting to Putin, president of the Russian Federation, on June 12. The message extended warm congratulations to the president and the friendly people of the Russian Federation on the occasion of its national day."
2 month ago
KCNA: "He thanked the senior officials of Singapore's government for accompanying him till late at night to kindly guide and brief him on the city."
2 month ago
KCNA: "He said that he could get to know well about the potentials and development of Singapore's economy through that day's tour, adding he came to have a good impression about the country."
2 month ago
KCNA: "On his way to Singapore Port, he was briefed on the future urban development plan of Singapore and the Durian Theater on the Jubilee Bridge."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Enjoying a nocturnal bird's-eye view of the city on the observation platform of the Marina Bay Sands building, he said Singapore is clean and beautiful and every building is stylish as he heardadding he is going to learn a lot from the goodexperience of Singapore."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Going round the Great Flower Garden, one of the prides of Singapore, Sky Park located on the roof of the world-famous Marina Bay Sands building and Singapore Port, he learned about the social and economic development of the Republic of Singapore."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, the respected Supreme Leader of the party, the state and army of the DPRK, was guided by Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and Minister of Education Ong Ye Kung of Singapore."
2 month ago
KCNA: "He was accompanied by Kim Yong Chol and Ri Su Yong, Ri Yong Ho, minister of Foreign Affairs, No Kwang Chol, minister of the People's Armed Forces, and Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the C.C., WPK."
2 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, toured various places of Singapore on June 11."
2 month ago
Mattis: US troop withdrawal not on Trump-Kim summit agenda. "I will tell you that that would be a discussion between two democracies, the Republic of Korea and the United States," he tells Pentagon reporters a short time ago
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