South Korean gov't discusses contingency plans on Iran sanctions
China denies Trump's view that Xi could be influencing North Korea
South Korea unification ministry says North Korea did not take the list of SK reporters seeking to cover the shutdown of NK's nuclear test site
No North Korea response to Seoul's list of journalists to cover test site dismantlement
South Korea opposition parties slam North Korea for threatening to halt talks
Kim Jong Un, the top leader of DPRK, demands troops to provide support for the country's economic construction, official media reported
Korea Airport Service, a subsidiary of KoreanAir, has been exposing employees to airborne carcinogens against safety regulations, the employees claimed Thursday.
Pro-Pyongyang paper denounces Bolton as hurdle to North Korea-U.S. relations
A group of South Korean businessmen on Friday renewed their call to visit the shuttered industrial complex in North Korea to inspect facilities they left behind
China says it stands for stability, peace on Korean peninsula
South Korean President Moon Jae In will try to use his summit with US President Donald Trump to broker a nuclear deal between the United States and North Korea, a presidential aide said Friday
KCNA: "The DPRK is demonstrating its might as the power of Juche despite any tempests. This is because its army and people are transparent in their faiththey are never shaken by any psychological campaign of the imperialists."
KCNA: "It is necessary to bring up the army and people to be strong in faith. Those with strong revolutionary faith and will are never afraid of the enemies nor will take a step backward."
KCNA: "To foil the imperialists' base and vicious psychological campaign is an important way of defending the sovereignty of the country and the nation and victoriously advancing the cause of global independence."
KCNA: "The situation urgently requires to decisively cope with the imperialists' psychological campaign."
KCNA: "If one is taken in by the psychological campaign of the imperialists, one does not believe in one's own strength, loses conviction in justice and victory of one's cause and can not but surrender and turn one's coat."
KCNA: "The imperialists are resorting to crafty psychological smear campaign along with the policy of strength to topple anti-imperialist independent countries."
KCNA: "He stressed that the whole army should reliably safeguard and guarantee the all-people struggle for implementing the decisions of the 3rd Plenum of the 7th WPK Central Committee with the matchlessly powerful bayonet."
KCNA: "The Supreme Leader analyzed and reviewed the implementation of the military and political tasks of the People's Armyand indicated theways of the army buildingincluding the issues of establishing more thoroughly the Party's monolithic command system."
KCNA: "It also dealt with the organizational matter on relieving and appointing some members of the WPK Central Military Commission and relieving or transferring senior officials of the armed forces organs and appointing new ones."
KCNA: "The meeting decided on a series of organizational measures to further strengthen the revolutionary army of the Party militarily and politically and improve the overall work for defending the country as required by the developing revolution."
KCNA: "The 1st Enlarged Meeting of the 7th Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) took place. The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un guided the enlarged meeting."
: "@POTUS is prepared and will be ready to meet [Kim Jong Un] and we're continuing to move forward with the preparations."
"The president is prepared and will be ready to meet" with Kim Jong Un, says @PressSec. "If the North Koreans want to meet we'll be there."
Pentagon: No plans to scale back joint training with South Korea despite protests from Pyongyang. "There's been no talk of reducing anything. There's been no talk of changing our scope. These are annual exercises," chief spokesperson Dana W. White told
KCNA: "It is a lesson shown by the past history that it would never be possible to write a new history of opening up the prospect of the country and nation even though we may sit with those without trust and confidence and without manners. Clear and immutable is our stand."
KCNA: "Unless the serious situation which led to the suspension of the north-south high-level talks is settled, it will never be easy to sit face to face again with the present government of south Korea."
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities are required to think over the present situation turning into an irrevocable worst one, not whiling away time with thoughtless moves to shift the blame on to the DPRK based on a string of lame excuses and pretexts."
KCNA: "The direction of the future north-south ties will entirely depend on the behavior of the south Korean authorities."
KCNA: "The present south Korean authorities have been clearly proven to be an ignorant and incompetent group devoid of the elementary sense of the present situation, of any concrete picture of their dialogue partner and of the ability to discern the present trend of the times."
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities launched the extremely adventurous 2018 Max Thunder joint air combat exercises aimed at precision strike on key strategic objects of the DPRK and the seizure of the air control together with the U.S."
KCNA: "On the other hand, they let human scum hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK and its social system and speak ill of the historic Panmunjom Declaration at the 'National Assembly'."
KCNA: "Far from thinking over the meaning of the step taken by the DPRK and taking necessary follow-up measures, they went so senseless as to express 'regret' and 'urge' something."
Momentum for dialogue and easing of tension on the Korean Peninsula should be cherished by all, says Chinese FM spokesman Lu Kang. DPRK's efforts should be encouraged, welcomed and supported by the international community, he says.
North Korea's chief negotiator Ri Son Gwon condemned the joint South Korea-U.S. air combat drills and criticized South Korea's parliament for holding talks with "human scumbags," without naming who they are
North Korea says it will not sit down for talks with South Korea's current administration unless issues that led to suspension of high-level inter-Korea talks are resolved, says the current admin is incompetent: KCNA
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South Korea's top diplomat said Thursday there's a gap between North Korea and the U.S. on ways to achieve the common goal of a nuclear-free Korea
Recent efforts by the DPRK, including announcements to end its nuclear and missile tests and close its major nuclear test site, have shown its good will in advancing denuclearization on the peninsula and deserve to be met halfway by relevant parties: China's foreign ministry
South Korea said on Thursday it would seek to mediate between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on June 12 in Singapore
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KCNA: "China, Russia and all other countries that challenge the unipolar world by the U.S. are regarded as targets of obstacle lying in the way of realizing 'peace by strength'."
KCNA: "The U.S. has not given up even a moment its wild design to change the world in its favor, dominating it single-handedly. It regards military spending as the size of strength."