Vice President Mike Pence says he ignored Kim Jong Un's sister at the Winter Olympics: "I didn't believe it was proper for the United States of America to give any countenance" to "the leader of the propaganda effort"
Even if there are US-DPRK talks, sanctions on Pyongyang won't be lifted until North Korea denuclearizes, @VP tells @axios forum.
20X Su-35S and Su-30M2 multi-role fighter jets have been conducting recon flights, detection of mock enemies and airstrikes on mock enemy convoys in Primorsky Krai bordering North Korea.
After phone call with @POTUS, Japan PM @AbeShinzo tells reporters: "We thoroughly discussed what we should do from to make the denuclearization of North Korea a reality."
Source says @POTUS and @AbeShinzo are set to speak again on the phone shortly — DPRK a top topic.
South Korea protests Japan's territorial claim in revised textbook guidelines
Koreas prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-president Lee's asset manager
Latvia is investigating a local bank suspected of illegal trading related to North Korea's weapons system
South Korean, Swedish foreign ministers to discuss ties, North Korean nuclear issue
7 month ago
South Korean govt has approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics
Koreas ministry briefs Chinese envoy on inter-Korean ties
KCNA: "Some art pieces represent the fairyland-like appearance of the country where the peerlessly great men's patriotic wishes to build a powerful country are translated into reality under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
KCNA: "Seen at the centre of the festival venue is an art piece 'Best wishes of all people' depicting the images of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il. There are also drawings showing the boundless reverence of the Korean army and people for Kim Jong Il."
KCNA: "The 7th National Pencil Drawing Festival opened to celebrate the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, the Day of the Shining Star. Presented to the festival are more than 500 excellent pencil drawings."
KCNA: "Whether it is a limited attack or an all-out attack, provocation against the DPRK will not just make the U.S. bleed at the nose but face the end of the existence of the crime-woven state. The U.S. Trump group should not run reckless."
KCNA: "As the nuclear force of the DPRK targets the U.S. mainland, it would lead the U.S. to total destruction to again table the 'bloody nose operation' which its predecessors discarded, being afraid of the horrible consequences."
KCNA: "The DPRK values peace but will never beg for itThose fond of fire are bound to perish in flames and the more attachment to the nukes of tyranny the U.S. has, the more dangerous the security and future of the 'only superpower' will be."
KCNA: " The representative of the Minju Party on Feb. 7 condemned the court for having issued a ruling to set free Vice-President of Samsung Electronics Ri Jae Yong after sentencing him to punishment for mere form's sake."
KCNA: "Political parties and organizations of south Korea have reportedly denounced the judicial authorities for defending criminals involved in the unprecedented Park Geun Hye-Choe Sun Sil power scandal."
KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan are the very culprits of destroying peace, aggravating situation and obstructing national reunification on the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "Whenever the north and the south of Korea were engaged in talks to improve their relations, the U.S. and Japan did never fail to create huge obstacles by conducting such decapture aggressive maneuvers as the large-scale joint military exercises."
KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan incited confrontation and hostility towards the DPRK at the opening ceremony of the current Winter Olympics where the whole world has extended warm congratulations in delight and joy to the north and the south of Korea for being one."
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.
7 month ago
"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
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
Putin and Trump discussed North Korea by phone on Monday: Kremlin