Sanctions announced by @USTreasury targeting three DPRK state-sponsored malicious cyber groups responsible for North Korea's malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure
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Images of rockets test by North Korea on 10 September 2019
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Images (some unpublished) of the video presenting KimJongUn while he is conducting a new firing test of a very large caliber rocket launcher (September 10, 2019)
North Korea says it tested super-large multiple rocker launcher under Kim's guidance
: "We are aware of reports of two North Korean missile launches this (Tuesday) morning toward the East Sea."
North Korea fires short-range projectiles toward East Sea: JCS
NSC voices 'strong concern' about North Korea's projectile launch
A senior Trump Administration official responds to latest launches: "We are aware of reports of projectiles launched from North Korea. We are continuing to monitor the situation and consulting closely with our allies in the region."
Gen. Joseph Dunford says the U.S. has reached a new "Sputnik moment" in which the military must act to keep the nation's competitive advantage in space against adversaries such as Russia, China, and to a lesser extent, Iran and North Korea
South Korea says the two unidentified projectiles were launched from an inland area in the South Pyongan Province, in an easterly direction into the sea. "Our military is monitoring the situation in case of additional launches and maintaining a readiness posture," the JCS said
GUAM: Federal and military agencies are monitoring the launch of unidentified projectiles from North Korea. There is no indication of a threat to Guam or the Marianas. (Source: Guam government)
U.S. is aware of reports of North Korea projectile launch: official
South Korea holds NSC session on North Korea's firing of projectiles
Moon appoints Cho Kuk as new justice minister despite political opposition
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unreceived a message of greeting from Xi JinpingThe message saidI am convinced that the Korean socialist cause is sure to achieve a new great success under the leadership of the WPK headed by Comrade ChairmanI wish Comrade Chairman good health."
North Korea emphasizes self-reliance amid stalled nuclear talks with U.S
U.S. envoy calls on North Korea to halt hostility, return to talks
Senate Democrats send letter to @POTUS urging him to intensify diplomat efforts towards DPRK denuclearization and recognize that North Korea's series of ballistic missile tests clearly violate UNSC resolutions
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New UN Panel of Experts report is published. Interesting claims embedded in the annexes. "according to one Member State, the DPRK's current goal appears to be to develop a solid-fueled first stage for its ICBM"
Russia's Ambassador to North Korea has said Moscow will have sent home all North Korean migrant workers by the end of 2019, in line with a UN resolution. "The number of DPRK citizens in Russia on working visas has already decreased manifold," said Alexander Matsegora
Putin on possible deployment of U.S. missiles in Japan and South Korea: we are not happy with that
China to "closely cooperate" with North Korea on international issues: Wang
KCNA: "The Democratic People's Republic of Korea gave a reception in honor of Wang Yi, state councilor and foreign minister of the People's Republic of China at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Monday evening. Attending the reception were Ri Yong Ho, foreign minister of the DPRK."
KCNA: "Wang Yi, state councilor and minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, will soon visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the invitation of DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho."
KCNA: "In the long run, the issue cannot be construed otherwise than a product of a sinister plot to slander China under the pretexts of 'human rights' and 'democracy' and furthermore separate China."
KCNA: "The issue of Hong Kong is getting complicated from day to day, which is by no means extraneous to the outright interference by the West. the West is fussing over the issue of Hong Kong as if it is or never."
KCNA: "Violence of some extremists is escalating in Hong Kong of China as the days go by. They attacked and destroyed the legislative organ, attacked the police and beat civilians at random, posing a great threat to social stability and development of Hong Kong."
"Disappointed" about the spat between Japan and ROK "and hopeful that they'll get beyond this" quickly amid "bigger threats" from DPRK and China, says @EsperDoD
"I trust the commander's assessment on the ground" about what level of exercises are need on the Korean peninsula, says @EsperDoD
"We're concerned about their short-range ballistic missile tests.but on the other hand we're not going to over-react," says @EsperDoD about the DPRK