: Congratulations to the Republic of Korea on what will be a MAGNIFICENT Winter Olympics! What the South Korean people have built is truly an inspiration!
Pentagon chief says North Korea standoff 'firmly in the diplomatic lane'
Tillerson also said US won't be "lulled" by North Korean presence at the Olympics. "That isn't going to change anything," he said of US insistence North Korean end its nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs.
: Best wishes to the Republic of Korea on hosting the @Olympics! What a wonderful opportunity to show everyone that you are a truly GREAT NATION!
Tillerson says North Korea an equal player at PyeongChang Olympics
North Korea has this afternoon told some Pyongyang diplomats and visiting military attachés to arrive in Kim Il Sung for 09.00AM – presumably for the much anticipated military parade. Also, a cultural event is scheduled to take place on Thursday afternoon.
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KCNA: "Japan is seeking the revival of the blood-stained imperial era, being buoyed by the ambition for reinvasion. It is watching for a chance to go nuclear at the tacit connivance of the U.S. just like a stray cat eyeing an oil bowl."
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Vice President Pence "the toughest sanctions ever imposed on North Korea"
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"I'm announcing that the United States of America will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever – and we will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs once and for all." says @VP
"We will not allow North Korean propaganda to hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games. We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region," adds @VP
"I will have the privilege to lead the United States' delegation to the Winter Olympics says @VP. We'll be there to cheer our athletes, but we'll also be there to stand with our allies, and remind the world that North Korea is the most tyrannical and oppressive government on the planet."
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US and Japan have "completely aligned" their policies on DPRK, says @AbeShinzo
7 month ago
"A good amount of time" spent today with @VP discussing DPRK, says @AbeShinzo, adding it will continue to provoke with an expected military parade tomorrow in Pyongyang
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KCNA: "Trump is seeking nuclear war. Our state completed war deterrent in order to protect our sovereigntyHowever, the U.S. recklessly denounces our deterrent as a 'threat' to world peace. This is a high manifestation of the thief turning on the master with a club."
KCNA: "There is no other option for the U.S. than to co-exist with the DPRK, a nuclear power."
KCNA: "Now is a time to discuss how to set right the relations with the DPRK after acknowledging the DPRK's strategic position as an entity possessed of nuclear weapons, not to discuss denuclearization."
KCNA: "'Nuclear dismantlement' of the DPRK pursued by the Trump administration is a wild dream that can never come true and there are neither strength nor ways to reverse the situation."
North Korea high-level delegation that includes leader Kim Jong-un sister Kim Yo-jong, leading memeber of the workers party Choe Hwi, and Ri Son-gwon who is chairman of the Committee for Reunification, are due to to visit South Korea this week for the winter Olympics
KCNA: "If the joint military exercises bedevilingnorth-south relations and threatening peace resume despite the unanimous opposition and denunciation at home and abroad, the U.S. and south Korean military warmongers will be held wholly accountable for the consequences."
KCNA: "If the U.S. and south Korean military warmongers resume the large-scale joint military drills aimed at the DPRK as soon as the Winter Olympics are over, the situation on the Korean peninsula turn back to the catastrophic phase again."
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KCNA: "They, accustomed to sycophancy toward the U.S. and confrontation with fellow countrymen, barely prolong their remaining days with vituperation and rampage."
KCNA: "When the ship 'Mangyongbong-92' carrying the art troupe arrived, Jo Won Jin, head of the 'Korean Patriotic Party', a stooge party of traitor Park Geun Hye, and other crazy nerds held a 'rally against Pyongyang Olympics' and ran around like headless chickens."
KCNA: "Recounted at the seminar are the researchthat the flower was brought into full bloom to be bigger and more beautiful while bringing earlier more than one month the duration of growthfor the successful holding of the Kimjongilia Festival."
KCNA: "Presented to the symposium were papers which dealt with the biological factors of KimjongiliaThe speakers referred to research data on new compound fertilizer made for the growth of Kimjongilia."
KCNA: "A national symposium on Kimjongilia was held at the Sci-Tech Complex Tuesday on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the naming of immortal flower Kimjongilia."
KCNA: "A military delegation of the Republic of Zimbabwe led by Moyo Elson, commander of the Air Force of the Zimbabwe National Army, arrived here Tuesday on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army."
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KCNA: "The situation clearly proves that the U.S. is a harasser of the peace on the Korean peninsula, a chief culprit escalating tensions and a main stumbling block standing in the way of Korea's reunification."
KCNA: "This sinister military act aimed to chill the hard-won atmosphere for the improvement of the north-south ties and reverse the trend of development is an outright challenge to the sincere efforts made by the DPRK to defuse the tension on the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "Even before the start of the Winter Olympics, there are increasing concerns at home and abroad about the situation on the Korean Peninsula after the Olympicsas the U.S. is toutingresumption of the joint military exercises with south Korea as soon as the Olympics ends."
7 month ago
@statedeptspox: @VP Pence is on his way to Japan to lead the US Presidential Delegation to the Winter Olympics in Korea to demonstrate US commitment to the universal values of the Olympic games and the values that they promote.
7 month ago
The Trump administration is leaving open the possibility of a meeting this week at the Winter Olympics between the @VP and DPRK officials
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7 month ago
DPRK gives high-profile seeing off for art troupe to perform in South Korea during PyeongChang Olympics
US Vice President Mike Pence heads to the Winter Olympics but says North Korea should "end its developments and possession of nuclear weapons"
KCNA: "U.S. financier Soros at a press conference held on the sidelines of an international conference said that the U.S. is causing conflict with the DPRK while seeking a nuclear war against it, adding that the only way out is to recognize the DPRK as a nuclear weapons state."
KCNA: "The busy moves of the U.S. and the south Korean military warmongers are truly disgusting as they seek the resumption of the war exercises against the north behind the scene although they talk that they 'welcome 100 percent' the detente on the Korean Peninsula."
KCNA: "At the instructions of the master, the south Korean military is trumpeting about 'carrying out as usual' the joint military exercises with the U.S."
KCNA: "The confrontational remarks uttered by Song are senseless ones of a colonial stooge serving the U.S. and ridiculous rhetoric of a bete noire unaware of where he has to stand. Song should control his tongue, if he does not want to face a wretched fate."
KCNA: "South Korean Defence Minister Song Yong Muis an imbecile enraging the whole nation by reeling off confrontational rhetoric."
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China's defense ministry dismissed claims that it has increased troops on its border with the DPRK, calling the reports 'untrue,' adding that China looks forward to the improvement of situation on the Korean Peninsula
UN General Assembly chair to visit South Korea for PyeongChang Olympics
KCNA: "It is the only way for the U.S. and the world concord and peace to urgently detain Trump, who is putting the U.S. and the world in turmoil, in the isolated hospital of psychopaths."
KCNA: "Dolt-like Trump should know that his backbone would be broken, to say nothing of 'bloody nose', and the empire of America would go to the hell and the short history of the U.S. would end forever, the moment he destroys even a single blade of grass on this land."
KCNA: "There is a foolish attempt to make pretence for provocation and pave the road for invasion ahead of conducting the military adventure 'bloody nose strategy' in the invectives of Trump recalling Bush's reckless remarks of 'axis of evil'."
KCNA: "No matter how desperately Trump may try to defame the dignified and just system in the DPRK with worst invectives, he can not deodorize nasty smell from his dirty body woven with frauds, sexual abuses and all other crimes nor keep the U.S. from rushing todestruction."
KCNA: "In the recent 'State of the Union Address', old lunatic Trump said that the DPRK is threatening the U.S. mainland by 'reckless nuclear and missile pursuit'. Not content with slandering the DPRK, he took issue with the non-existent 'human rights'."
KCNA: "What is more intolerable is the fact that Abe tries to make his participation in the Winter Olympics a good opportunity for forcing the south Korean authorities to implement the 'agreement' on the issue of sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army."
KCNA: "Abe is mulling attending the Winter Olympics in a bid to chill the warming climate of inter-Korean dialogue and turn the theatre of Olympics into the ground of confrontation between compatriots."
KCNA: "The art troupe will go to Wonsan by train and then visit south Korea aboard the ship 'Mangyongbong-92'."
KCNA: "An art troupe of the DPRK led by Kwon Hyok Bong, department director of the Ministry of Culture, and Hyon Song Wol, head of the Samjiyon Orchestra, left here on Monday to give congratulatory performance for the 23rd Winter Olympics due in south Korea."
KCNA: "Extending his heartfelt congratulations to Kim Jong Un and the friendly men and officers of the Korean People's Army on the occasion of Feb. 8, its 70th birthday, Bashar Al-Assad in the message wished him bigger success and the Korean people progress and powerfulness."
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.