"I don't have a timeline" on when administration will announce a nominee for ambassador to South Korea, answers @PressSec.
5 month ago
Just announced: @SecNielsen to lead US presidential delegation to PyeongChang2018 Paralympics.
5 month ago
North Korean leaders used Brazilian passports to apply for Western visas in 1990s, sources tell @Reuters
International experts: North Korea supplied the Assad government with shipments of chemical weapons
Koreas Foreign Minister Kang discusses North Korean denuclearization with Swiss, Hungarian counterparts
EU steps up sanctions against North Korea in line with U.N. resolution
US Department of State: We are sorry to see him retire, but our diplomatic efforts regarding North Korea will continue based on our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the DPRK until it agrees to begin credible talks toward a denuclearized Korean peninsula
US Department of State: Ambassador Joe Yun, a respected member of the Senior Foreign Service, has decided to retire for personal reasons, and the Secretary has reluctantly accepted his decision and wished him well
Former head of Woori Finance questioned in probe into Koreas ex-President Lee
North Korea must understand sanctions will continue as long as it continues down the path of nuclear development, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says during UN speech in Geneva
'My life is in danger,' North Korea leader's half-brother quoted as saying months before poisoning
South Korea says sanctions do not aim to bring down North Korea
Koreas Foreigm Minister Kang urged international unity for peaceful resolution of North Korean nukes in Geneva disarmament conference
North Korea to send athletes to Paralympics next Wednesday
South Korea yet to decide on cryptocurrency market regulation: senior official
South Korea vows efforts to broker U.S.-North Korea talks
China's military plane flies near Korea's airspace for hours without notification: Koreas Joint Chiefs of Staff
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The U.S. State Department’s special representative for North Korea policy Joseph Yun plans to retire on Friday
Koreas prosecutors demand 30 years in prison for ousted President Park
KCNA: "If the U.S. resumes the joint military exercises, we will resolutely counter them."
KCNA: "The resumption of joint military exercises is a vicious challenge to the entire Korean nation hoping for detente and durable peace on the Korean peninsula and the DPRKefforts for the improvement of the north-south relations. It, therefore, can never be tolerated."
KCNA: "As the door to dialogue was opened between the north and the south after a long stall and the trend for improvement of their relations was seen, the Trump group became vociferous about the immediate resumption ofjoint military drills after the Winter Olympics."
"Our alliance is as strong as ever" with South Korea, asserts @PressSec, who just returned from the ROK. "There no daylight"
Q: Preconditions on US-DPRK talks? @PressSec: "Anything that would be discussed would have to be solely the focus on them agreeing to denuclearize the (Korean) peninsula."
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Added to WH Schedule: @PressSec - just back from PyeongChang Olympics as part of Presidential Delegation, to hold 3pm/ET press briefing. She got a great US Team Jacket. Maybe she'll be asked to explain Curling.
Updated @WhiteHouse schedule: @PressSec, just back from South Korea, will hold a briefing at 15:00 EST (20:00 EST).
"We're talking about tremendous potential of loss of life. Numbers that nobody has ever contemplated," @POTUS says if there is a war with DPRK.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Liu Yandong met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on February 26 to discuss the Korean Peninsula issue as well as boosting cooperation
"We want to talk [with North Korea] but under the right conditions," says @POTUS
Trump says North Korea wants to talk and we want to talk. but only under the right conditions
China hopes DPRK and U.S. can make progress in dialogue to promote settlement of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: FM spokesman
In U.N. speech, South Korean FM calls on North Korean government to improve human rights
Bill Browder:It just never stops. This time the Russians hacked the winter Olympics and tried to make it look like the North Koreans did it.
Head of national intelligence for North Korea Kim Yong-chol says doors open for dialogue with U.S.: South Koreas Blue House
Koreas political parties collided Monday over a controversial visit to Seoul by a North Korean official who is accused of masterminding deadly military attacks in 2010
Koreas police arrested the head of a Gimhae theater company over allegations that he sexually assaulted two teenage girls
Koreas prosecutors raid home, office of ex-president's son-in-law over suspected bribery
South Korea's Moon says U.S. should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea - Blue House
KCNA: "The service personnel and people of the DPRK can never allow them. If the U.S. resumes the joint military exercises together with the south Korean puppet forces, all the army and people of the DPRK will resolutely cope with them."
KCNA: "The joint maneuvers are a heinous aggression war, nuclear war of the U.S. which works hard to impose nuclear disaster upon the Korean nation and stain the inviolable land of the DPRK with the blood of its people, both in name and in reality."
KCNA: "Kim Yong Chol and President Moon Jae In and his wife stood up to wave to the players of the north and the south when they were going past the platform."
KCNA: "When the players of the north and south of Korea participating in the 23rd Winter Olympics and other players and agents of different countries and region from across the world entered the stadium, the spectators welcomed them with applause."
KCNA: "The 23rd Winter Olympics which opened in Phyongchang of south Korea on Feb. 9 came to a close. Its closing ceremony was held at the Phyongchang Olympic Stadium on Sunday."
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.