Seoul says South Korea has begun removing mines on border, expects North is doing the same under summit deal.
KCNA: "In the message Kim Jong Un extended warm congratulations and cordial greetings on behalf of the WPK and the DPRK government and people to Xi Jinping and, through him, to the CPC and the PRC government and people on the occasion of the 69th founding anniversary of the PRC."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a message of greeting to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China."
KCNA: "Seeing the north and the south being pleased together with the auspicious national event, the Koreans once again and clearly realized that the Korean nation is just like an organism that can survive when reunified and cannot when bisected."
KCNA: "The Korean nation ardently hopes for the country's reunificationreunification ensures the existence, development, dignity and prosperity of the homogeneous nation with a long history spanning 5 000 years."
KCNA: "The spirit of national independence and unity indicative of the self-determination of the nation and the strong desire for peace and reunification run through every paragraph of the 'September Pyongyang Joint Declaration.'"
KCNA: "What the U.S. should clearly know is that sanctions and pressure cannot work on the DPRK. Sanctions and dialogue can never go together. It is a contradiction that the U.S. is talking about the dialogue with its partner while ratcheting up sanctions and pressure on it."
KCNA: "China and Russia have expressed strong opposition to the unilateral sanctions under the U.S. law as regards the fact that the U.S. is intensifying the sanctions and pressure on the DPRK. Many countries in the world are joining them."
KCNA: "The destiny and future of each countrydepend on the new generation who would shoulder upon the future. Failing to do proper education of young people would result in getting them affected by bourgeois ideology and culture to be hooligans seeking their own luxury only."
KCNA: "There is constant danger of infiltration of bourgeois ideology and culture into other countries, given the escalated moves of the imperialistsThe main target of the imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning campaign is young people."
KCNA: "The imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning targeting independent countries has become craftier and more viciousFailure to check the imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning would prevent a country from defending its sovereignty and dignity."
KCNA: "The UN Security Council that was once so eager to express 'concern' to the tense situation in the Korean peninsula keeps silence even about the precious momentum for peace in the Korean peninsula which has been achieved in this year; this is incomprehensible."
KCNA: "If the DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement falls victim to the domestic politics of the U.S., the greatest victim of the subsequent unpredictable consequences would be the U.S. itself."
KCNA: "One part of the spirit of the DPRK-U.S. summit in Singapore is getting rid of the stereo-typed way of thinking and finding a completely new way of solving the issues."
KCNA: "Creating mistrust towards the dialogue partner while only clinging to authoritarian methods is not helpful in building trust; on the contrary it only increases mistrust."
KCNA: "The political oppositions in the U.S. make it their daily business to slander the DPRK claiming that our Republic cannot be trusted with the sole purpose of attacking their political opponent."
KCNA: "The reason behind the current deadlock is because the U.S. clings to authoritarian methods which are lethal to trust-building method."
KCNA: "The denuclearization of the Korean peninsula should also be realized under the principle of building peace government and simultaneous action, step by step, giving priority to building of trust. However, we do not see any corresponding response from the U.S."
KCNA: "The primary task for effectively implementing the DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement should be bringing down the wall of mistrust between the two countries which has existed for several decades; and to do so the DPRK and the U.S. should direct their first efforts to building trust"
KCNA: "He said that Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, conducted energetic summit-level diplomatic activities with a firm determination to turn the Korean peninsula into a cradle of peace without any nuclear weapons and nuclear threats."
KCNA: "Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, head of the delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, delivered a speech at the plenary meeting of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday."
I queried @POTUS: "Some are questioning how can you love a brutal dictator like Kim Jong Un?" As he walked to the South Portico he looked contemplative, but did not respond.
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: "I believe that Chairman Kim Jong Un, a man I have gotten to know and like, wants peace and prosperity for North Korea."