: Very productive talks yesterday with China on Trade. Will continue today. I will be leaving for Hanoi, Vietnam, early tomorrow for a Summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, where we both expect a continuation of the progress made at first Summit in Singapore. Denuclearization
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KCNA: "All the countries that truly want global peace and security should keep close over Japan's nuclear weaponization."
KCNA: "Japanese rulers took much pain to realize nuclear ambitionthe Abe group is trying to turn Japan into a war-capable country and launch overseas aggression."
KCNA: "The Abe group can go nuclear anytime after giving up 'three non-nuclear principles' and consequently, peace in the Asia-Pacific region will be exposed to a great danger."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un was seen off by Kim Yong Nam, Choe Ryong Hae and Pak Pong Ju The senior officialssincerely wished Kim Jong Un good success in the second DPRK-U.S. summit meeting and talks and safe return. His train left Pyongyang Railway Station on Saturday afternoon."
KCNA: "Supreme Leader of the Party, state and army Kim Jong Un is accompanied by Kim Yong Chol, Ri Su Yong, Kim Phyong Hae and O Su Yong, Ri Yong Ho, No Kwang Chol, Kim Yo Jong, Choe Son Huiand members of the WPK Central Committee and the State Affairs Commission."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, left here for the second DPRK-U.S. summit meeting and talks to be held in Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam."
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KCNA: "The 23rd Kimjongilia Festival goes on, drawing a great number of people every day. The annual festival, which is held in splendor from Feb. Juche 86 (1997), stirs visitors to praise the great man."
KCNA: "It is a great pride of the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK to have a large contingent of reliable young people who are bravely hewing out the road of advance with transparent ideological and mental power, valorous charging spirit and lightning speed."
KCNA: "The participants watched a Korean documentary dealing with the exploits of Kim Jong Un, who recorded a brilliant chapter in the chronicle of the great DPRK-China friendship through his first China visit."
KCNA: "A film show was held at the Taedongmun Cinema on Wednesdayto mark the first anniversary of the historic first visit to China paid by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea."
KCNA: "The trend for peace is being created on the Korean peninsula thanks to the proactive efforts of the DPRKmeasures are being taken to ease the military tensionsGiven the fact, how can we then understand a increase in the expenses forU.S. forces in south Korea."
KCNA: "The conclusion of the 10th 'special agreement on sharing the expenses for the upkeep of the U.S. forces' is a product of U.S. pressure on south Korea and the latter's submission to it."
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KCNA: "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un received a floral basket from a director of the Board of Directors of the Kim Il Sung-Kim Jong Il Foundation on the occasion of Chairman Kim Jong Il's birth anniversary (Day of the Shining Star)."
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KCNA: "The event began with group synchronized swimming 'February Is Beautiful'. The performers showed the loyalty of people across the country ardently yearning for Kim Jong Il through beautiful rhythms."
KCNA: "A demonstration performance of synchronized swimming "February of Longing" was given at the swimming pool of the Changgwang Health Complex on Thursday in celebration of the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star)."
KCNA: "The Ninth Cooking Competition took place at the Pyongyang Noodle House from Feb. 12 to 14 to mark the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star)There took place a cookingcompetition, exhibitions of potato farinaand mallow dishes."