: "We want to thank Kim Jong Un, who really was excellent to these three incredible people." SpecialReport
Japanese media reports: U.S. is calling for the North to dispose of all data gleaned from the site of its six nuclear tests, asking that thousands of engineers involved in the country's nuclear program be moved abroad.
: The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un to hold a summit in Singapore on June 12-13. @YonhapNews
KCNA: "It is necessary to vigorously struggle to defend and victoriously advance the socialist cause. The unity of the anti-imperialist independent forces should be intensified."
KCNA: "The imperialists are taking much pain to get rid of the abyss of ruin. History has entered into a new phase, the era of crucial turn."
2 month ago
Three Americans released by North Korea back in U.S.
2 month ago
Plane with 3 Americans freed by North Korea has arrived at Joint Base Andrews near Washington, DC; to be greeted by President Trump, First Lady, VP Pence and others.
Military plane carrying 3 Americans freed from North Korea arrives at base outside Washington, Trump on hand to greet
KCNA: "Kim behaved so ugly that a civilian approached him and gave him a punch. The civilian told reporters that the beaten had been served right, claiming that he dislikes the 'Liberal Korea Party' as it is selfish."
KCNA: "Kim Song Thae, floor leader of the 'Liberal Korea Party', faced a punch from a civilian while staging a hunger sit-in outside the 'National Assembly' building."
KCNA: "The U.S. should bear in mind that it will confirm to the demand of the world community and to its own interests to show etiquette and sincerity to its dialogue partner."
KCNA: "Such nonsense is a sophistry that can be made only by those with the Cold War way of thinking. Such rude remarks may reverse the situation in the peninsula to the original one."
KCNA: "The inter-Korean summit and declaration welcomed by the world are the priceless fruition of the DPRK's policy of defending peace. This being a hard reality, such nonsense as 'result of maximum pressure'is heard from within the U.S. administration."
KCNA: "The historic Panmunjom meeting and talks between the top leaders of the north and the south of Korea and the April 27 Declaration are welcomed and fully supported by the whole worldEven the U.S. president welcomed the event, saying that it is very glad news."
2 month ago
Extraordinary: The front page of North Korea's main newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun, has Kim Jong Un shaking hands with a former military man/spy chief; appreciating Trump's "deep interest" in dialogue; and hoping to see Pompeo again. KJU is personally invested in this process.
KCNA: "Mike Pompeo expressed thanks to Kim Jong Un, saying that they are heartily grateful to him for the cordial hospitality accorded to them during their visitThe respected Supreme Leader exchanged parting words with Mike Pompeo and saw him off, promising to meet again."
KCNA: "He accepted an official suggestion of the U.S. president for the release of Americans who have been detained in the DPRK foranti-DPRK hostilities, and gave an order of the chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission on granting amnesty to them for their repatriation."
KCNA: "At the meeting, an in-depth discussion was made on the practical matters for holding the DPRK-U.S. summit and its procedure and ways. Kim Jong Un reached a satisfactory consensus on the issues discussed with the U.S. state secretary."
KCNA: "He said that the coming DPRK-U.S. summit would be a historic meeting for the excellent first step toward promotion of the positive situation development in the Korean peninsula and building of a good future."
KCNA: "He exchanged with Mike Pompeo the appraisal and view on the acute situation of the Korean peninsula, which is a pressing matter of the whole world's concern, and the stance and opinions of the supreme leaderships of the DPRK and the U.S. on their summit."
KCNA: "After hearing the verbal message, Kim Jong Un expressed thanks, highly appreciating that the U.S. president has shown deep interest in settling the issue through dialogue."
KCNA: "Mike Pompeo expressed thanks to Kim Jong Un for sparing time to meet him, saying that he came to the DPRK to personally convey the verbal message of the U.S. president and prepare the DPRK-U.S. summit. Then he conveyed Kim Jong Un the verbal message of Donald Trump."
KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un warmly greeted Mike Pompeo and sincerely congratulated him on his recent official assumption as secretary of State. He welcomed the U.S. state secretary's visit to the DPRK and had a photo session with him."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Wednesday met Mike Pompeo, secretary of State of the United States of America who is on a visit to the DPRK."
(AP) - Detainees freed from North Korea thank U.S. government, President Trump and American people `for bringing us home'
: The Failing New York Times criticized Secretary of State Pompeo for being AWOL (missing), when in fact he was flying to North Korea. Fake News, so bad.
"This will be a proud moment for all of America," says @PressSec of the early Thursday morning arrival at @JBA_NAFW of the three US citizens freed by the DPRK.
US Vice Pence says it will not let off the pressure on Korea until full denuclearization achieved
North Korea releases American detainees during a Pompeo visit, who said he sought to describe the conditions that will lead to a new relationship between the USA and the North, focusing on "complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization."
: I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting. They seem to be in good health. Also, good meeting with Kim Jong Un. Date and Place set.
KCNA: "The U.S. should refrain from making words and acts that may destroy the hard-won atmosphere of dialogue. It should be aware that doing so will benefit itself, too, and make every effort to show its sincerity in line with the present situation."
KCNA: "Such impudent action against its partner of dialogue when the mutual confidence is required ahead of it will not be good for the U.S., but will put it in a more difficult situation."
KCNA: "The U.S. is persistently clinging to the hostile policy toward the DPRK, misleading the public opinion. Such behavior may result in endangering the security of its own country."
KCNA: "It is a stupid behavior just like a saying that curses, like chickens, come home to roost."
KCNA: "The U.S. is playing down the historic significance of the inter-Korean summit at Panmunjom and the April 27 declaration, created by the proactive efforts of the DPRK, with such assertion that it is 'result of maximum pressure.'"
KCNA: "After the completion of such projects as laying the main pipe and seawater pipeline and building infrastructure for a coastal park, it is being pushed forward to build the networks of facilities in the area."
KCNA: "The construction of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area progresses apace in the DPRK. According to an official concerned, the project to build the framework for a service facility and scores of villas was finished."
KCNA: "The Korean people will dynamically advance toward the final victory under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, singing in praise of the WPK with all their hearts."
KCNA: "His politics originated from the ardent love for people gave a birth to the spirit of making selfless and devoted efforts for the people and therefore, all the DPRK people are absolutely respecting and following him and upholding his leadership at the cost of their lives."
KCNA: "It is the firm faith of the Korean people that they can not live even a moment without the care of HE Kim Jong Un, praising him as the sun attracting humankind with his unique benevolent politics, politics of love and trust."
KCNA: "It is a manifestation of boundless respect, trust and loyalty of all the DPRK people for Kim Jong Un who is developing the WPK into the motherly party making selflessefforts for the good of people, true to the intention of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il."
KCNA: "It has been two years since the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was elected chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea at the 7th Congress of the WPK in May Juche 105 (2016)."
2 month ago
"Pompeo to return from North Korea trip with 3 American hostages and Trump-Kim meeting date" – South Korean official to @YonhapNews
KCNA: "The executive director of the World Food Programme and his partyvisited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on Tuesday. They laid bouquets before the statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il before paying tribute to them."
KCNA: "They underlined the need to build more healthy, green, energy-saving and multifunction buildings more successfully to meet the trend of the world architectural development."
KCNA: "They noted that Kim Jong Un is ushering in the new heyday of Juche architecture with his rare judgment and caliber, cherishing the far-reaching plan to successfully carry forward the construction leadership feats of the great leaders."
KCNA: "There took place the 13th symposium on Architectural beauty at the Central Youth Hall TuesdaySpeakers said that grand monumental edifices sprang up under the guidance of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
KCNA: "On Tuesday morning Kim Jong Un again met with Xi Jinping and talked without reserve while strolling the seasideBefore the luncheon Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping appreciated the skills showing the tea culture and had an important talk."
KCNA: "Amicable atmosphere pervaded the banquet hall where officials of the two countries shared with each other warm and sincere feelings and the pleasure of meeting just like the same family members, beyond the diplomatic etiquette and ceremony."
KCNA: "The visit paid by Kim Jong Un fully showed the fact that he and the Korean Party Central Committee highly value the China-DPRK relations, the strategic communication between the two parties, in particular."
KCNA: Xi "expressed thanks once again to Kim Jong Un for personally visiting China againsaying that the two countries of China and the DPRK are the community of the same destiny and their relations are the invariable ones of lips and teeth."
KCNA: Kim "analyzed and estimated the development of the situation around the Korean peninsula undergoing profound changes and mentioned the ways to more actively and closely boost the tactical cooperation between the DPRK and China by using the strategic opportunity."
KCNA: "The DPRK and China have become all the more close and inseparable in their inner feelings, he said, hoping to expand the friendly visits between the two countries and keep the close contacts in a flexible and diverse manner in the future, too."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un expressed his thanks to Xi Jinping for sparing time to come to Dalian and warmly greet himwith utmost sincerity despite his tight political schedule. He said he was very pleased that the DPRK-China relations have recently greeted a fresh heyday."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un had a warm and emotional meeting with Xi Jinping and had a souvenir photo taken with him. The top leaders of the two countries exchanged warm salute, pleased to meet again after the lapse of over one month."
KCNA: "He expressed thanks and got on his car to head for Bangchuidao Guesthouse. When he arrivedits employees warmly greeted him. There took place a meeting and talks between Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping in the afternoon. Xi Jinping came to Dalian and kindly greeted Kim Jong Un"
KCNA: "At noon of local time the plane landed at the airport. Kim Jong Un alighted from the plane to shake hands with pleasure with those officials and exchanged kind greetings. A woman presented a bunch of flowers to him and offered him greetings."
KCNA: "The meaningful meeting and talks between the supreme leaders of the two countries took place in Dalian City, Liaoning Province, China. Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang by plane for his personal use in the morning of May 7."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unvisited Dalian City of China from May 7 to 8 to meet again Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and president of the People's Republic of China."
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.