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will be traveling to Pyongyang to continue consultations and implement the forward progress made by @POTUS and Chairman Kim in Singapore. The Secretary will also travel to Tokyo, Hanoi, AbuDhabi, and Brussels July 5-12.
Trump says North Korea talks 'going well'
US President Donald Trump said talks with North Korea were making progress, adding he was personally responsible for averting conflict with the nuclear-armed country
: Many good conversations with North Korea-it is going well. In the meantime, no Rocket Launches or Nuclear Testing in 8 months. All of Asia is thrilled. Only the Opposition Party, which includes the Fake News, is complaining. If not for me, we would be at War with North Korea.
Senior North Korean ruling party official departs for Cuba
Dozens of South Korean basketball players arrive in Pyongyang as Kim Jong Un's favourite sport becomes the latest effort at athletic diplomacy
"We see progress and momentum in the process and we've had good conversations as recently as yesterday," adds @PressSec in response to another DPRK question
On DPRK reported nuclear and missile site activities: "We aren't going to confirm or deny any intelligence reports," says @PressSec. But "we're continuing to make progress."
@SecPompeo leaving for North Korea on July 5, confirms @PressSec.
US Defense Department has long been skeptical of North Korea moving quickly to denuclearize. Recent commercial satellite imagery has shown some continuing activity at various nuclear fuel and missile sites
A US official tells CNN the Administration plans to present the North Korean's with a detailed list of tasks it must undertake to begin a denuclearization process. The DIA analysis is currently being circulated among other US intelligence agencies to see if they concur
The US Defense Intelligence Agency believes that Kim Jung Un has no intention of engaging in a full denuclearization program, at least for now, according to an administration official familiar with the agency's finding
South Korea FM Kang Kyung-wha, Thai PM discuss tighter cooperation between South Korea, ASEAN
South Korean officials, athletes to leave for North Korea for inter-Korean basketball matches
"Trump may hold Round 2 with Kim Jong-un in NYC" - @axios
1 dead, 1 missing as Typhoon Prapiroon lashes South Korea
China welcomes increase in inter-Korean contacts
South Korea's Hyundai cautions U.S. car tariffs would hurt a security alliance between the two countries over North Korea's nuclear ambitions
Kim seeks Xi's help to end sanctions
KCNA: "It is harmful to accept the prescription of the imperialists in settling disputes. Their prescription is aimed to paint themselves as 'peace champion' and fish in troubled waters."
KCNA: "If one side imposes its requirements upon the other side for the egoistic purpose, it is impossible to findkey to the solutions forever. One should not inveigle outside forces into the settlement of disputes. The parties concerned should be responsible for the disputes."
KCNA: "Rodong Sinmun Monday in an article underlines the important matters for putting an end to disputes among countries, political forces and tribal and religious sects in different parts of the world and ensuring peace and security."
China may slow pace of tourism cooperation with North Korea after U.S. protest
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DPRK reportedly has continued productions of Pukguksong-2 with increase in launchers
South Korean president to visit India, Singapore next week
Arrest warrant sought for Korean Air chief on tax evasion, embezzlement charges
South Korea, China to hold second round of FTA talks in July
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New satellite imagery: North Korea Expands Key Missile-Manufacturing Plant: shows Pyongyang finishing construction at the Chemical Material Institute,
KCNA: "While acquainting himself with the upgrade of the factory, he pointed out deviations and gave instructions for developing the mill. He seriously reproved officials for failing to take pains to finish as early as possible the upgrading of the paper manufacturing process."
KCNA: "Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the Sinuiju Chemical Fibre MillHe stressed the need to upgrade the paper industryand thus sufficiently supply the paper necessary for the production of textbooks, reference books and notebooks for schoolers."