: "A lot of our allies and partners like China, South Korea, Japan have stepped up and done infinitely more over the past year due to @POTUS' leadership than they have in the previous administrations. So this is a collective effort to put that pressure on North Korea."
"We're not going to have this meeting take place until we see concrete actions that meet toe words and rhetoric of North Korea" per @PressSec
"The United States has made zero concessions" and DPRK has made some promises as conditions to hold leaders' talk, says @PressSec.
"A time and place have not yet been determined" by @POTUS-Kim Jong Un summit, says @PressSec.
Tillerson adds that US policy carried out by @StateDept towards DPRK has succeeded
Xi urges US, N.Korea talks 'as soon as possible': Xinhua
US 'surprise' at North Korea talk offer: Tillerson
"We also have been having contacts back and forth with them as you're well aware through channels that we've had open for some time. And I think this was the most forward leaning report that we've had in terms of Kim Jong Un's not just willingness but his strong deserie for talks." says Tillerson
"Now it's a question of agreeing on the timing of the first meeting between the two of them (Trump and DPRK Kim Jong-un), and that will take some weeks before we get all that worked out." says Tillerson
Asked why the change from the many months he said conditions weren't right, Tillerson replies on DPRK: "What changed was his posture in a fairly dramatic way. It was a surprise to us that he was so forward-leaning."
"That is a decision the president took himself," says Secretary of State Tillerson of @POTUS wanting to meet Kim Jong Un. "I spoke to him very early this morning about that decision and we had a very good conversation."
Tillerson says it will take "some weeks" to arrange timing of Trump's meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
Over hotpot and soju, North Korea's Kim Jong Un joked about himself and his image in international media - South Korea officials
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: Kim Jong Un talked about denuclearization with the South Korean Representatives, not just a freeze. Also, no missile testing by North Korea during this period of time. Great progress being made but sanctions will remain until an agreement is reached. Meeting being planned.
South Korean envoy: "President Trump said he would meet Kim Jong Un by May." Wow.
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Tillerson Says US 'a Long Way' From Talks With North Korea
KCNA: "The priceless efforts of our women permeate the development of Juche Korea shining with gigantic creations and epoch-making changes."
KCNA: "There are billions of women in the world but no one but the Korean women leads a worthwhile life and fulfills the mission and duty for the country and nation."
KCNA: "There are many other stories telling about his loving are for women. Therefore, all the women in country are unanimous in highly praising the warm care of Kim Jong Un for women as the great parental love leading them to bloom up as flowers of the country, life and family."
KCNA: "Under his profound loving care for women, the Breast Tumour Institute came into being at the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital and workers' hostels at the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill and the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Silk Mill."
KCNA: "Now, their life attains the highest stage of happiness under the benevolent loving care of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who is carrying forward the noble intention of great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il."
KCNA: "Thanks to the love care and trust of leader Kim Jong Il who added glory to the dignified and happy life of women with his politics of prioritizing and respecting women, they became genuine revolutionaries dedicating themselves to the Party and the leader."
KCNA: "Women of the DPRK took their position as flowers of the country and the revolution under the loving care of President Kim Il Sung who ushered in the Korean women's movement and put forward them as a powerful force pushing one of the two wheels of the revolutionary chariot"