Trump voices confidence in Kim despite North Korea's projectile launch
: Anything in this very interesting world is possible, but I believe that Kim Jong Un fully realizes the great economic potential of North Korea, and will do nothing to interfere or end it. He also knows that I am with him and does not want to break his promise to me. Deal will happen.
South Korea's presidential office is calling North Korea's morning launches an "action that goes against the Sept.19th (military) agreement" reached between the two Koreas, asks them to halt actions that "create tension on the Korean peninsula."
Sec. Pompeo also spoke to Japan's FM Taro Kono - they agreed to share intelligence and closely co-ordinate
Top diplomats of South Korea, U.S. agree to 'prudently' handle North Korea projectile launch
Cheong Wa Dae holds emergency meeting over North Korea's firing of projectiles
North Korea has fired additional short-range missiles, according to South Korea's military
The North "fired multiple rounds of unidentified missiles from its east coast town of Wonsan in the northeastern direction between 9:06 a.m. and 9:27 a.m. today," the JCS said in a release. They flew for a range of about 70 kilometers to 100 kilometers- Yonhap
North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile from the country's eastern coast at 9:06am local time, South Korea's Defense Ministry confirms to CNN. US and South Korea analyzing details of missile launch. President Trump has been briefed. Pentagon monitoring.
(2nd LD) North Korea fires short-range projectiles into East Sea
"We are aware of North Korea's actions tonight. We will continue to monitor as necessary," says @PressSec.
DPRK missile fired to the east from Wonsan, according to ROK officials.
Per Kremlin, Putin told Trump: — Ukrainian president-elect "must take real steps toward realizing the Minsk agreements"; — NK denuclearization steps "must be accompanied by reducing sanctions"; — "outside interference" in Venezuela "undermines chances of political resolution"
UN says 10 million in North Korea suffering severe food shortages
: ..We discussed Trade, Venezuela, Ukraine, North Korea, Nuclear Arms Control and even the "Russian Hoax." Very productive talk.
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Today @POTUS spoke with Russia President Putin for more than an hour, @PressSec tells reporters. Discussion included Iran #nuclear deal, #DPRK, #Ukraine and #Venezuela
Discussion included nuclear deal, DPRK, Ukraine and Venezuela, explains @PressSec.
Court in Malaysia frees woman from Vietnam who was accused of helping to assassinate half brother of Kim Jong Un.
KCNA: "Nevertheless, the south Korean conservative forces are intent on silly acts making a mess of the nation's destiny and future, contrary to the compatriots' aspirations and the international community's expectationsA crow cannot be whiter for often washing."
KCNA: "The international community expresses full support and approval at the DPRK's principled stand on the inter-Korean relationsKim Jong Un's policy speech is a historic declaration for tackling the present grave situationof the U.S. and south Korean conservative forces."
Putin with Russian Security Council has discussed recent meeting with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, and discussed "coming reports of military coup in Venezuela"
KCNA: Choe Son Hui: "We are well aware of the road we are to follow but we are merely holding backbecause we have provided the time frame for the U.S. The United States might better choose their path ahead, taking deep to their hearts the meaning behind the year-end time frame"
KCNA: Choe Son Hui: "In case the U.S. is messing the problem and wandering along the other road like now, and would not formulate their position anew within the time frame set by our side, they will indeed face an undesired consequence."
KCNA: Choe Son Hui: "As for the so-called 'change paths' talked about by the United States, it is not a privileged right that pertains only to the U.S., but it could also be our choice at our own will."
KCNA: "Our determination for denuclearization remains unchanged, and when the time comes, we will put it into practice. But, this is possible only under the condition that the U.S. changes their current method of calculation and formulates a new stand."
KCNA: "In his historic policy speech made at the First Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly, Comrade Kim Jong Unset a time limit for the settlement of nuclear issue which could be possible if the U.S. comes up with a proper methodbefore the end of this year."
KCNA: "Choe Son Huigave the following answer to a question put by KCNA: At an interview with CBS on April 24, Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, talked about so-called 'change paths.' This is a foolish and dangerous idea designed to bring down our system at any cost."
KCNA: "The Central Zoo has witnessed an increase of over 15 200 animals of at least 760 species for the past 60 years since its foundation, giving optimism and joy to the people."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Il visited the Central Zoo several times to give detailed guidance and sent a lot of rare animalsOver the past 60 years the Central Zoo has developed into a peculiar and popular base of cultural and leisure activities, educational base for working people."
KCNA: "The Central Zoo marked its 60th founding anniversary. The Central Zoo is a base of national treasure for cultural and leisure activities built thanks to the great efforts made by President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il for the people."