KCNA: "At the immortality halls where President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il lie in state, they paid respects. Then they looked round the Mangyongdae Revolutionary MuseumThey also had a great time at the Munsu Water Park and the Central Zoo."
KCNA: "High-yield sericulturists had a significant Pyongyang visit from Dec. 9 to 15. Those in various parts of the countryproduced lots of cocoons this year. The first place of their visit was the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the sacred temple of Juche."
KCNA: "Australia had better use reason, instead of becoming modern-day Don Quixote for blindly kowtowing to the U.S. line."
KCNA: "If it seeks to get its status acknowledged by infringing upon the sovereignty of an independent country in the region of weighty significance in preserving peace and security of the world, it would be little short of pricking its own eyes with its own fingers."
KCNA: "Australia, contrary to the efforts of the international community, is chilling the peaceful atmosphere created on the Korean peninsula and the region regardless of the time."
KCNA: "Of late, Australia decided to dispatch a sea-patrol plane tothe Korean Peninsula under the pretext of keeping a close on the DPRK's violation of 'sanctions resolution.' The minister of Defensesaid that Australia would maintain the pressure upon north Korea."
KCNA: "An epic 'History of Sun Will Be Forever' was published to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the demise of Kim Jong Ilpoem 'Even after Tens of Thousands of Years', lyrics 'People Will Always Miss General' and many other works were created this year."
KCNA: "Deep reverence of the people for Kim Jong Il produced a lot of poems during the 100 days after his demise'The General Is Immortal as the Sun', 'Endless Is Our Yearning' and other hymns have been created."
KCNA: "A lot of poems representing ardent yearning for Chairman Kim Jong Il and loyalty to him have been created in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for seven years since his demise."
: Many people have asked how we are doing in our negotiations with North Korea - I always reply by saying we are in no hurry, there is wonderful potential for great economic success for that country..
: ..Kim Jong Un sees it better than anyone and will fully take advantage of it for his people. We are doing just fine.
North Korea urges U.S. to come to senses, stop sticking to sanctions
Blue House denies reports that Seoul risked breaching Executive Order 13810 for President Moon's private plane-which was used to also visit Pyongyang-to land on U.S. soil
KCNA: "Japan, a defeated country devoid of the right of belligerency andto participate in a war, cried out for the possession of aircraft carriers and goes roughshod for overseas expansionTherefore, it can be said Japan is certainly the most dangerous force of aggression."
KCNA: "Japan is trying to possess aircraft carrier, main force in the modern naval battle, again after the Second World WarJapan is hell-bent on the expansion of the theatre of operation of the 'Self-Defence Forces.'"
KCNA: "Any military action against dialogue partner destroys confidence between the north and south and has side effect on the north-south relations and the situation in the Korean peninsula. The south Korean military would be well-advised to behave itself."
KCNA: "The recent provocation is designed to tarnish the image of the dignified DPRK at any cost and create an atmosphere for more sanctions and pressure."
KCNA: "Human trafficking is unthinkable in the DPRK where its system is based on giving priority to the people and loving themthanks to the people-first policy. The U.S. is the world's worst graveyard of human rights."
KCNA: "The U.S. has recently made public a presidential resolution terming the DPRK 'human trafficking country'it is an unpardonable political provocation against the dignified DPRK and the most hostile act against the spirit of the Singapore DPRK-U.S. summit talks."
Treasury sanctions North Korean officials and entities in response to the government's serious human rights abuses and censorship
KCNA: "Crime-ridden Japan, though belatedly, should honestly apologize for, reflect on and make reparation for its hideous past crimes to the Korean nation and the conscience of mankind and give up the daydream of reinvasion, if it wants to get rid of its disgrace."
KCNA: "The Japanese reactionaries—a herd of beasts in rags of 'the Imperial Japanese Army' wielding a Japanese sword to call back the departed soul of 'Yasukuni Shrine'—should be mindful that today's Korea is not a weak country trampled because of a lack of national power."
KCNA: "Both sides appreciated that the DPRK and Mongolia have conducted brisk exchange and cooperation in various fields this yearand exchanged views on the development of bilateral relations and international and regional issues."
KCNA: "Talks took place between Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Ri Yong Ho, who is heading the DPRK government delegation on a visit to Mongolia, and D. Tsogtbaatar, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia."
KCNA: "At the talks both sides recalled that a new heyday of the friendly relations between the DPRK and the PRC was ushered inthis year. They also exchanged views on further expanding and developing the traditional bilateral friendly relations next year."
KCNA: "Talks took place between Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Ri Yong Ho who is heading the DPRK government delegation on a visit to the People's Republic of China, and Wang Yi, state councilor and foreign minister of the PRC, in Beijing."
KCNA: Xi Jinping "noted that China is attaching high importance to the China-DPRK relations, adding that it is the fixed policy of the Chinese party and government to develop the China-DPRK friendly relations."
KCNA: "Xi Jinping said: Under the guidance of Comrade Kim Jong Un the Korean people are striving to implement a new strategic line set forth at the Third Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea."
KCNA: "Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Ri Yong Ho on a visit to the People's Republic of China as head of the DPRK government delegation met with Xi Jinping, president of the PRC, at the Great Hall of the People on Dec.7."
KCNA: "In the past only two of the dolphins did arithmetical problems and showed movements of taking the stage out of water, but all of them can perform such stunts. Seals, too, can perform new eight stunts, including ring and ball games and playing volleyball."