WH confirms Pres Trump has responded to letter he received last week from NK's Kim Jong Un. That letter was hand delivered last week by NK Vice Chair Kim Yong. No word on letter contents or size of the envelope. Pres planning for 2nd summit with Kim at end of February.
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that we will believe in the positive way of thinking of President Trump, wait with patience and in good faith and, together with the U.S., advance step by step toward the goal to be reached by the two countries of the DPRK and the U.S."
KCNA: "He spoke highly of President Trump for expressing his unusual determination and will for the settlement of the issue with a great interest in the second DPRK-U.S. summit."
KCNA: "He was presented by Kim Yong Chol a personal letter sent to him by President of the United States of America Donald Trump. Upon receiving the good personal letter sent by President Trump, the Supreme Leader expressed great satisfaction."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un met the members of the delegation led by Kim Yong Choland listened to the results of the visitduring which the delegation visited the White House, met the U.S. president and discussed the issue for the second DPRK-U.S. summit."
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KCNA: "Choe Ryong Haeinspected the Hadang Chicken Farm and the Poultry Engineering Institute under the Academy of Agricultural ScienceChoe Ryong Hae underlined the need to add glory to the honor of the farm as a unit associated with leadership exploits of the great leaders."
KCNA: "Capitalism is not so civilized and eternal one just as the Western politicians and their advocators tout. The downfall of capitalism is inevitable as it has an incurable illness."
KCNA: "In the capitalist societycorrupt bourgeois life style is rampant so as to benumb sound spirit of people and lead them to ignorance and darkness. People are seized withhorror in the capitalist society because way of life based on the jungle law becomes a social trend."
KCNA: "Capitalism is by no means a rich society good to live. Although it has an abundant material wealth, it does not serve people's sound material life but spoils people both mentally and physically."
KCNA: "Bourgeois reptile media claim that the capitalist society is the 'rich society'full of material wealth with developed economy, talking about its 'eternity'. This is nothing but a sheer sophism to cover up the true color of the unpopular and depraved capitalist society."
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KCNA: "The DPRK has given special priority to the issues of succession to the leadership and the revolutionary tradition and directed great efforts to building the youth power. Herein lies the essential secret of the DPRK which remains unfazed in any storms."
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Japan's Ministry of Defense has put out what it hopes will be its final word in the radar lock-on dispute with South Korea. It's 7 pages long with supporting reference materials.
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KCNA: "Kim Jong Il's patriotism is precious ideological and moral pabulum for people who love the country and people and the ideological and moral source instilling courage and vigor into all people who struggle for the country and people."
KCNA: "Korea, once a country torn with sycophancy and dogmatism and big powers' theatre of fierce scramble for bringing it under their thumb, has towered at the centre of the world political structure."
KCNA: "The history of the DPRK is the one in which it has regarded the great Juche idea—the acme in the history of human thought—as a state political idea and undauntedly advanced along the road of independence."
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KCNA: "Thanks to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, the peerlessly great man, the politico-ideological might of Juche Korea has been fully demonstratedA state is invincible when it has an ideology and politics to win the sympathy of all people and unite them."
KCNA: "Those who are said to be 'abducted' by the DPRK are being discovered one by one across Japan. Such fact proves that the abduction issue has nothing to do with the DPRK and it is only showing inferiority of the society of JapanJapan is the abduction kingdom."