Japan confident US is still holding firm on North Korea despite Pence's dialogue offer

Map. History of Koreas conflict

24 February 2018
National Intelligence Dan Coats told the US Senate, "The provocative nature and the instability that Kim has demonstrated potentially is a significant threat to the United States"
ROK "doing a lot of trans-shipping" of steel from China, says @POTUS, further indicating he's likely to invoke Section 232.
"We're like the piggy bank," says President criticizing U.S. policies he inherited. He cites Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Says it's not fair. We defend them and they pay us a fraction of the costs.
"It's not fair" that Japan and ROK pay only a fraction for the cost of the US defending them, says @POTUS, returning to one of his campaign themes.
"It's not fair," @POTUS says of ROK "dumping" TV sets in US, but also noting they're no longer made in the US.
A @GM auto plant in ROK is "going to move back to Detroit," announces @POTUS. "We have a very bad trade deal with Koreait's incompetent somebody could have made a trade deal like that."
US national intelligence director says it's 'decision time' on North Korea, calls its nuclear weapons 'existential threat' to US
DCIA Pompeo - first expressing appreciation to Committee for its help to/support for CIA - "Our sense is we have built a global coalition" to push back against North Korea, Kim Jong Un, including expansion of conventional weapons capability
1 week ago
South Korea waiting for North Korea's response to hold military talks
South Korean speed skater Kim Min-seok wins bronze in men's 1,500m
Malaysia further downgrading ties with North Korea a year after airport assassination: sources
South Korean short tracker Choi Min-jeong loses 500m silver on penalty
Japan confident US is still holding firm on North Korea despite Pence's dialogue offer
1 week ago
Putin and Trump discussed North Korea by phone on Monday: Kremlin
China's foreign ministry called on the DPRK and the US to seize the positive momentum in DPRK-ROK relations and take decisive and meaningful steps to extend it to dialogue between the DPRK and the US
1 week ago
KCNA: "He heartily wished Kim Jong Un good health and his dear family happiness as well as the friendly Korean people greater progress and wellbeing."
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KCNA: "Bashar Al-Assad in the message extended congratulations to Kim Jong Un on the occasion of February 16, the 76th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, who is alive, to be celebrated in the friendly DPRK."
1 week ago
Friend of former South Korea leader jailed for 20 years, Lotte chief arrested
1 week ago
South Korean woman gets 20-year sentence for crimes linked to influence-peddling scandal that brought down president.
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KCNA: "The committee decided to organize colorful political and cultural events such as a seminar and a film show in praise of the revolutionary career and exploits of Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star. "
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KCNA: "An Irish preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star) was formed on Feb. 3. Irina Malenko, chairwoman of the Ireland-Korea Friendship Association, was elected chairwoman of the preparatory committee."
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KCNA: "They vowed to become thousand-fold fortresses and shields to devotedly defend the Party Central Committee headed by Kim Jong Un."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Speeches were made there to make a pledge. The speakers noted that leader Kim Jong Il performed undying feats before the party, the revolution, the country and its people all his life, true to the noble intention of President Kim Il Sung."
1 week ago
KCNA: "An oath-taking meeting for accomplishing the cause of the Juche revolution under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, holding Kim Jong Il in high esteem as the eternal leader of the Korean revolution, took place at the secret camp in Mt Paektu Monday."
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KCNA: "After receiving the delegation's report, Kim Jong Un expressed satisfactionnoting that it is important to continuelivening up the warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue created by thecommon will of the north and the south with the Winter Olympics as a momentum."
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KCNA: "Kim Jong UnMonday met members of the high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea which visited south Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics."
Mattis: Too early to judge inter-Korean talks
China hopes all parties concerned will cherish the current detente on Korean Peninsula and work together to achieve a nuclear-free peninsula: FM spokesman
Korean woman arrested in Australia on drug smuggling charges
Tillerson says up to North Korea to decide when ready to engage in talks