South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office after summit talks with U.S. collapsed
11 month ago
Full statement in English from the Ministry of Unification of South Korea on pull out of North Korea from joint liaison office
North Korean officials say the country could be on the verge of a major food shortage
North Korea denounces Japan over heightened monitoring of illicit ship-to-ship transfers North Korean condemnation is a good indicator of (Japan-US) alliance effectiveness
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Japanese PM may meet with Trump in April to discuss North Korea
TORA37 - Rivet Joint 62-4125 out over South Korea again this eve.
KCNA: "Mask is one of the nation's cultural heritages created and developed by the Korean people. Mask made with paper, wood, gourd and other things came into being in the course of huntingand community lifeIn the present times mask has been widely used in cheering of sports"
KCNA: "Russia is a neighboring country of the DPRK and the DPRK-Russia ties are the friendly relations with a long history. The two countries have a shared aim of opposing foreign interference and pressure and defending their sovereignties."
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11 month ago
Here's the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club statement on recent threats to journalists in South Korea. Singling out and targeting individuals is chilling and a form of intimidation.
North Korea, Russia agree to bolster 'high-level contact,' cooperation in various areas
KCNA: "The Abe group takes the lead in the revival of Japanese militarism. There is no guarantee that Japan will not trigger another Pacific war in future. Japan should properly know thatit is becoming the most dangerous enemy of global peace again."
KCNA: "The DPRK Foreign Ministry, had negotiations withthe Russian Foreign MinistryBoth sides agreed to boost high-level contactin the political field, actively promote cooperation ineconomy and humanitarianism, bolstercollaboration in tackling the Korean peninsula."
Bolton says North Korea characterization of his role at summit is 'inaccurate'
North Korea threatens to end US talks and restart nuclear tests
Senior North Korea official says U.S. threw away golden opportunity at summit, warns Kim may rethink launch moratorium.
KCNA: "Hwang Kyo Anhas neither his own view nor philosophy as a politician, not to mention personality or administrative achievements. He has only a wild ambition for power."
KCNA: "The leader is the great servant of the people who devotes his all to their happiness, sharing life and death with them all his lifeSupreme Leader Kim Jong Un is creditably carrying forward the historyof most fervent and sacrificial devotion for the people."
KCNA: "The supreme models of the popular leader are President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il who remain long in the world history of socialist movement. Their lives are the sacred revolutionary histories of people's leadersgoing through unimaginable hardships and trials."
KCNA: "The leader makes the working masses the owner of the state power and the means of production and leads them totake part in state management with the attitude of the master andfrustrate all pressure, arbitrary practices and moves of aggression by foreign forces."
KCNA: "Rodong Sinmun on Thursday says in an article that the leader is the center of the life of the popular masses and the top intellectThe leader leads the people to victory and glory."
KCNA: "The election is of titanic, historical significance for having demonstrated to the world the might of the DPRK where all the people have been united in one idea and one purpose and laid firm groundwork for realizing the people's aspiration and demand."
KCNA: "99.99 percent of all the electors took part in the election of deputies to the 14th Supreme People's Assemblyand 100 percent of them cast their ballots for the candidatesthe manifestation of the absolute support of all the people for and their trust in the DPRK power."
South Korea, U.S. meet over North Korea, sanctions
: "North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles remain a pressing concern." (note use of "concern" as opposed to threat)
11 month ago
Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun travels to NYC today for meetings with the United Nations Security Council and key Permanent Representatives.
KCNA: "As the saying goes 'Everyone's dunghill smells well to himself', Japan would be well advised to solve its own deteriorated human rights issue, to begin with, instead of making senseless human rights rhetoric."