: The reason I do not want military drills with South Korea is to save hundreds of millions of dollars for the U.S. for which we are not reimbursed. That was my position long before I became President. Also, reducing tensions with North Korea at this time is a good thing.
Bolton: Trump rejected 'bad deal' with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam, said president 'not desperate'
1 year ago
Emergency alerts on cellphones warning about fine dust are a daily event in Korea.
KCNA: "He expressed satisfaction at the results of the visitHis train left Dong Dang Station, conveying the feelings of deep friendship and firm solidarity of the brotherly Vietnamese people with the Korean people."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un got out of his car and waved his hand long to respond to the enthusiastically cheering crowds. A woman presented him with a bouquet, bidding farewell."
KCNA: "When Kim Jong Un arrived at the station amid warm send-off by lots of Hanoi citizens along the route to the station, the throngs of people waiting outside the station warmly congratulated him on his successful historic visit to Vietnam, waving flags and bunches of flowers"
KCNA: "On the hundreds of miles-long route between the lodging place and Dong Dang Station, where his train was set to leave, working people of various strata, youth and schoolchildren warmly saw him off, waving the flags of both countries and bunches of flowers."
KCNA: "Hanoi citizens warmly saw off Kim Jong Un on his way back home after recording another new chapter in the history of the DPRK-Vietnam friendship."
Allies to launch Dong Maeng exercise this week to replace Key Resolve drills
KCNA: "A weaver of the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Silk Millfinished her yearly economic plan by February 28When she heard the news about Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's foreign tour, she carried out the daily plan at 700 percentwith deep yearning for the Supreme Leader."
KCNA: "Manager of the Wonsan Leather Shoes Factory, said: The volume of production at the factory has gone up 1.2 timesIt is our strong desire toproduce more quality leather shoesto give pleasure to him who will return home after concluding his external activities."
KCNA: "Kim Chang Sok, department director of the Ministry of Coal Industry, told KCNA: The news about the Supreme Leader's energetic external activities givesencouragement to the workersInspired by the news, many coal minesover-fulfilled their February production plans."
KCNA: "The news about Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's external activities in Vietnam touches the hearts of all the people in the DPRKDetermined to glorify his feats of external activities with signal labor achievements, they are making great innovations at every worksite."
South Korea, U.S. decide to end Key Resolve, Foal Eagle exercises
"The era of peace and prosperity has arrived" - North Korean TV reporting on the Hanoi summit, their most famous and euphoric anchor; just using same still images already published on Rodong Sinmun.
Trump says North Korea has no economic future if it has nuclear weapons
1 year ago
DPRK leader Kim Jong un left Viet Nam tdy after two-day official friendly visit and #DPRKUSA Hanoi Summit
: I never like being misinterpreted, but especially when it comes to Otto Warmbier and his great family. Remember, I got Otto out along with three others. The previous Administration did nothing, and he was taken on their watch. Of course I hold North Korea responsible..
1 year ago
Statement from the parents of Otto Warmbier: "Kim and his evil government are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity. No excuses or lavish praise can change that."
: Great to be back from Vietnam, an amazing place. We had very substantive negotiations with Kim Jong Un - we know what they want and they know what we must have. Relationship very good, let's see what happens.
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un expressed his thanks to Trump for making positive efforts for the successful meeting and talks while making a long journey and said goodbye, promising the next meeting."
KCNA: "They agreed to keep in close touch with each other for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and the epochal development of the DPRK-U.S. relations in the future, too, and continue productive dialogues for settling the issues discussed at the Hanoi Summit."
KCNA: "The top leaders of the two countries appreciated that the second meeting in Hanoi offered an important occasion for deepening mutual respect and trust and putting the relations between the two countries on a new stage."
KCNA: "They expressed the conviction that though a high barrier of antagonism and confrontation stands due to over 7 decades-long hostile relations and there exist inevitable hardships and difficulties, they could create a significant advance in the DPRK-U.S. relations."
KCNA: "The top leaders listened to each other's views on the issues to be resolved without fail at the present phase in order to carry out the joint goals specified in the Singapore joint statement, and had an in-depth discussion of the ways to do so."
KCNA: "At the talks they shared the common understanding that the effortsand proactive measures taken by them to defuse tensionswere of great significance in building mutual trust and making a fundamental turn in the decades-long bilateral relations characterized by mistrust"
KCNA: "They had a constructive and candid exchange of their opinions over the practical issues arising in opening up a new era of the improvement of the DPRK-U.S. relations on the basis of the progress."
KCNA: "The top leaders of the two countries highly appreciated at the one-on-one talks and extended talks that a remarkable progress has been made in the historic course of implementing the Singapore joint statement."
KCNA: "Supreme Leader of the Party, state and army Kim Jong Un met again with USA President Donald J. Trump at Metropole Hotel in Hanoi at 9:00 a.m. Hanoi Time and then had one-on-one talks before having extended talks with their aides attending."
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, met again and had talks with Donald J. Trump, president of the United States of America, on Thursday."