1 year ago
Investors take cover in gold as North Korea threatens war
Choe Son-hui, director-general of DPRK foreign ministry's North American department to hold talks in Moscow with Russian diplomats.
Met police say controlled explosion took place outside the North Korean embassy in London tonight and that the item was found to be non-suspicious
Pres Trump chose not to respond when asked about the North Korean Foreign Minister's charge that he had declared war on North Korea.
US "not assuming that anything we do will go without some sort of a response" from DPRK per WH's McMaster
What gives you confidence a blockade wouldn't spark war with North Korea? McMaster: “Nothing.” #ISWsc17
“Much greater danger of Kim Jong Un not recognizing the danger he was placing himself, his government and his ppl in”-McMaster re POTUS tweets
1 year ago
“I don’t think we have seen any evidence that difference rhetoric in the past has moderated the behavior"of DPRK-McMaster on @POTUS tweets
US has thought through 4-5 different ways DPRK problem is going to be resolved - “some are uglier than others" per WH's McMaster
“One of the things that North Korea could do…[give] access to IAEA [@iaeaorg] inspectors” suggests WH's McMaster
“What we hope to do is avoid war but what we can’t do is discount that possibility” - WH's Gen McMaster on DPRK threat
DPRK “threat much further advanced than anybody anticipated” per WH National Security Adviser McMaster
As @POTUS said, "it would be a suicide mission" for DPRK to attack US, per Nat Sec Adviser HR McMaster
1 year ago
“A nuclearized North Korea…unacceptable bcs of the government's past behavior in proliferating every weapons system”-NSA McMaster
China's U.N. envoy Liu, reacting to North Korean FM's remarks, tells Reuters: 'we want things to calm down, it's getting too dangerous'
1 year ago
BBC Korea launched today via shortwave and mediumwave. The shortwave service is already being jammed, almost certainly by North Korea.
“False narrative” that @POTUS was warned by officials not to make it personal with Kim Jong Un in UNGA speech, asserts @PressSec.
“We’ve not declared war on North Korea,” says @PressSec. “Frankly the suggestion of that is absurd.”
If Pyongyang's provocative actions don't stop, then @POTUS will be provided with options to deal with DPRK, says @DeptofDefense.
Col Manning DOD spox: All options on the table to protect allies
DPRK FM Ri Press conference: All UN members should remember its US that 1st declared war
DPRK FM "In light of the declaration of war by Trump, all options are on the table of the supreme leadership"
1 year ago
North Korea's foreign min says Trump's comments "clearly a declaration of war" and they now have the right to shoot down US bombers.
North Korean For. Min. Ri says NK has the right to shoot down US warplanes which threaten it- responding to flight of B1 bombers near NK.
North Korean foreign minister says Trump's comments over the weekend were clearly a declaration of war
Chinese President Xi Jinping holds phone talks with the UK Prime Minister @theresa_may over Korean Peninsula issue
North Korea's Foreign Minister Lyon Yi to have press-conference today at 11 pm
US SecDef says a DPRK atmospheric H-bomb test would be "a shocking display of irresponsibility toward global health,"
Korean Peninsula issue should be solved through peaceful means, Chinese President Xi told Theresa May over phone
North Korea foreign ministry official to visit Moscow
KCNA: Kim Sun Chol: "No place in human society is available for such beastly dotard. The old rabid dog should be sent to the gallows."
KCNA: "Kim Sun Chol, an official…, said: Trump, nicknamed 'incompetent man', 'liar' and others, is a scum and political dreg."
KCNA: Pak: "It is high time to avenge the Korean nation upon the mentally deranged dotard by beheading him."
KCNA: "Pak Yong Gol, a farmer of the Sambong Cooperative Farm…, told KCNA: Trump, a living corpse, got so senile as to dig his own grave."
KCNA: "From every corner of the country can be heard calls for taking revenge…like 'Leader, Just Give Us Your Order'."
KCNA: "Ri Chang Yong, head of a department of Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies, said: Trump…is not a politician but a villain."
KCNA: Sin: "There is no remedy but a shower of fire for such war maniac running amuck like a moth attracted to fire."
KCNA: "Sin Kyong Chol, department director of the Ministry of Coal Industry, told KCNA:…Even Americans nicknamed him…'Pinocchio president'."
KCNA: "Civilians of the DPRK are afire with hatred against Trump who dared gabble about 'totally destroying' the Korean nation."
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: “It’s unacceptable to allow North Korea to maintain and retain a nuclear program.”
"China's responsible for 90% of the economy in NK," says it's time for China to step up. @SenCoryGardner
"We have a long way to go," says @SenCoryGardner on diplomatic work with North Korea.
1 year ago
If North Korea tests hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean, President Trump will "make decisions at the time" how to respond, Sec. Mnuchin says.
: Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!
KCNA: "We will put the human reject, politically immature guy and boss of gangs Trump and his yes men into the cesspool of history."
KCNA: "The wolf-like U.S. imperialists fattened on evils should be finished by only arms."
KCNA: "The rubbish of Trump, boss of cannibals, to destroy populace of…the DPRK is the sophism of psychopath breathing his last breath."
KCNA: "Trump's remarks are extremely brutal invective which could be made by the peerless cannibals, Yankees of the empire of devils."
KCNA: "A rabid dog, Trump and…clique will keenly realize what disastrous consequences are entailed by his recklessly barking at the DPRK."
KCNA: "It is just the U.S., empire of evils, that should be totally destroyed and wiped off from the surface of our planet."
KCNA: "Trump…, who cried out the extermination of the Korean nation, is a blood-thirsty beast indulged in massacring."
KCNA: "There has not been such boss of gangsters among the successive U.S. presidents as wicked Trump."
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.