North Korea plans to join international efforts to implement a total ban on nuclear weapons tests, it told the United Nations disarmament body
North Korea to join global efforts to ban nuclear weapons tests
US intel agencies are closely watching North Korea's dismantlement of Punggye-ri; work so far could be reversed in a matter of "weeks to months"
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Thornton says priority with North Korea is denuclearization but all other issues will be addressed, inc. human rights, cyber-security, chemical and biological weapons
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Susan Thornton, top US diplomat for Asia-Pacific, says she hopes denuclearization with North Korea will be a front-loaded process
Invited by International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee, a delegation from the DPRK's ruling Workers' Party started its visit to China on Monday to view the country's economic development and opening-up reforms as well as to promote exchanges
S Korean official: N Korea's incremental denuclearization unacceptable by Seoul, U.S., Japan
KCNA: "The Western society, including the U.S., does not know well about the DPRK and, in practice all the visitors to the DPRK were stunned to find that their experience there is utterly different from what they had had in their mind before."
South Korea President Moon's Security adviser: incremental North Korea approach to denuclearisation at June summit with US would not be accepted by President Trump or US, Japanese or South Korean people
KCNA: "An American journalist, who visited the DPRK, noted in an article that the successes in free education, the fact there is no homeless person and the people's pride and confidence show more vividly the true picture of the DPRK."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, the Supreme Leader of the Korean people, formulated the people-first doctrine as the guiding idea of the WPK and is making a new history of giving priority to the people and respecting and loving them with his warm affection."
KCNA: "The politics of love and trust taking care of the people's destiny in a responsible manner to the last have been enforced at a higher level century after century under the wise guidance of the WPK."
KCNA: "Ordinary citizens of the country such as weaver, miner, peasant and scientist are elected as deputies to the Supreme People's Assembly discussing the state affairs and represent the people's interests."
KCNA: "But, in socialist Korea, a good example in guaranteeing the genuine civilization and human rights is being set today when the rights of human being remain seriousthe Korean people are enjoying the genuine political, social, economic and cultural rights."
KCNA: "The human rights performance is the most serious problem in the world where many countries and nations and differing ideologies and systems coexist."
South Korea joins international condemnation of terror attacks in Indonesia
More explosions would be unnecessarily risky, but there are steps North Korea could take to make the Punggye-ri shutdown more credible and safe, said Suh Kune-yull, professor of nuclear energy systems engineering at Seoul National University.
Susan Thornton, assistant secretary of State: Expect a “big down payment” from North Korea on denuclearization at Trump-Kim talks
North Korea diplomats to attend S. Korea-hosted forum in Kazakhstan: Seoul official
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Moon expects a US-North Korea deal on June 12. 'Or else why would Trump fly all the way to Singapore?'
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Advisor to South Korean president Moon also says main risk to Kim from shift to economy from weapons development is how the North Korean military will respond to marginalization
North Korea and South Korea agree to hold a ministerial-level meeting at the truce village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday
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Moon Chung-in, advisor to South Korean president, says Kim Jong Un needs to give a 'big gift' to Trump such as handing over some nukes, to initiate a lasting deal on denuclearization
South Korean unification advisor Chung-in Moon says a EU-like model for North and South Korea. "One nation, two sovereignty."
Safety, verification questions hang over North Korea's plan to close nuclear site
"In South Korea, President Trump is very popular." South Korean unification advisor Chung-in Moon tells. U.S. pundits are skeptical of N Korea in part because they are skeptical of Trump
South Korea, Singapore discuss cooperation in energy, autonomous vehicles
KCNA: "The U.S. had better stop such foolish and futile deed as having its nose bitten off, well aware of who is its rival. The south Korean authorities, too, should behave themselves, properly facing up to the trend of the times."
KCNA: "For the U.S. to cling to the provocative anti-DPRK 'human rights' racket is little short of turning the trend of dialogue and peace back to the phase of confrontation and tension and, this may spoil the last hard-won opportunity of solving the issue."
KCNA: "The U.S. gets hell-bent on putting pressure on the DPRK, raising the non-existent 'human rights issue' ahead of the DPRK-U.S. dialogue. This is a senseless act of disregarding elementary etiquette towards the dialogue partner."
South Korea's foreign ministry on Tuesday stressed that U.S. troops on its soil are indispensable for the peace and stability of the region
North Korea invites 8 South Korean journalists for event of dismantling nulcear test site
Koreas to discuss joint liaison office, war-torn families at high-level talks
Commercial satellite imagery from May 7 provided the first definitive evidence that dismantlement of the North Korea Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site was already well underway. - 38 North
China hails DPRK's pledge to dismantle nuclear test site
Diplomat-defector Thae Yong Ho has a warning for Donald Trump: Kim Jong Un won't accept CVID, which "will strike at the core of North Korea's power structure." @hj257
South Korea to hold annual consultation meeting with S&P this week
KCNA: "The historic cause of national reunification will be surely accomplished and the great heyday of national prosperity be ushered in when all the people dynamically advance under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Un."
KCNA: "It is the unshakable decision and will of Kim Jong Un to bring earlier the independent reunification of the country by preserving and steadfastly carrying forward the immortal leadership feats of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il for national reunification."
KCNA: "The Juche-based reunificationpolicy associated with the peerlessly great man's noble love for the nationto builda prosperous reunified power on this land by arousing all Koreans to the pan-nationalstruggle for reunification are shining as the brilliant beacon."
KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un set forth the line and policy powerfully arousing all Koreans to the struggle to end the tragedy of national division and accomplish the historic cause of national reunification."
South Korea president Moon welcomes planned shutdown of North Korean nuclear test site
North Korean Embassy in Singapore mum about North Korea-U.S. summit
South Korea National Assembly speaker to convene plenary session
North Korea officials visit China ahead of summit with U.S.