Trump: We made no concessions to North Korea
Trump: We have to deal with North Korea openly
"We will not repeat the mistakes of past administrations" with the DPRK says @POTUS. "The campaign of maximum pressure with continue."
Macron: We are working with the United States to confront terrorism differently and to counter illicit weapons in North Korea and Iran
South Korea's foreign ministry condemns deadly attack in Kabul
Japanese PM Abe expresses hope for Japan-North Korea summit in talks with South Korea president Moon
South Korea, Ukraine agree to boost economic cooperation
KCNA: "It reminds one of the uninvited guest storming other's house and urging the owner to pay a charge. This height of arrogance and ferocity is something deplorable that can be found only in South Korea."
KCNA: "The U.S. recently held negotiations over the conclusion of 'special agreement on defense cost sharing' with south Korea and pressurized the south Korean authorities to bear 'defense cost sharing' running into astronomical figures."
KCNA: "This clearly proves the U.S. nature as the de facto ruler in South Korea as it is an unwarranted demand in disregard of the difficult south Korean economy and the right of the people to existence."
US diplomat Thornton says U.S. will avoid protracted negotiation with North Korea, urges more action to show sincerity
South Korea, China resume consultations on fisheries cooperation
North Korea's Kim to be served Swiss rösti at inter-Korean summit
KCNA: "The present authorities remain attached to the U.S.-made war monsterThe aggression-minded outsiders only will benefit from THAAD and it is only the destiny of the south Koreans that will be intercepted by it."
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities suppress the struggle of the people against the THAAD base construction, persistently pushing forward with it. This can not but be a criminal act little short of willing to follow in the footsteps of traitor Park Geun Hye."
KCNA: "However vocal the south Korean authorities may become in the usefulness of THAAD, its traitorous nature and danger can never be concealed."
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities persist in the deployment of THAAD for aggression, going against the present trend of the times and the public desire toward peace and detente."
3 month ago
North Korean leader visits China embassy, hospital after fatal bus crash
Reuters: China exported no diesel or gasoline to North Korea in March, customs data show. It also imported no iron ore or lead concentrates and ore from North Korea
Declaration to end Korean War tied to North Korea denuclearization: Seoul
3 South Koreans injured in Toronto van attack
South Korea's nuke envoy says next few months 'critical' for denuclearization of North Korea
Koreas president Moon expresses regret over failed attempt to amend Constitution
KCNA: "The south Korean military's act of spurring the racket for arms buildup is a crime of chilling the compatriots' desire for reconciliation, unity and reunificationOutward smile while carrying dagger would never help settle anything."
KCNA: "The victory of the WPK's line of simultaneously pushing forward the economic construction and the building of nuclear force would be unthinkable without the 'do-or-die' forced march and wise leadership of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
D @VOANews report: 'We're not naïve' about DPRK, says @PressSec.
KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the hospital on Monday evening and personally learned about the treatment of the wounded. He called on the wounded and warmly sympathized with them and consulted the future treatment with medical workers."
KCNA: "The ambassador said that they came to realize once again how much the Korean party, government and people value the traditional China-DPRK friendship, adding that this has been evidently proven again to be unbreakable and great friendship."
KCNA: "Ambassador Li Jinjun, hardly repressing his deep impression over the fact that Chairman Kim Jong Un personally visited the embassy early at dawn, busy as his schedule was, said that he would immediately report it to General Secretary Xi Jinping."
KCNA: "The Korean people take the tragic accident as their own misfortune, he said, stressing that the party and government of the DPRK would take follow-up measures with utmost sincerity in a mind to alleviate the pain of the bereaved families even a bit."
KCNA: " He said that the unexpected accident brought bitter sorrow to his heart and that he couldn't control his grief at the thought of the bereaved families who lost their blood relatives."
KCNA: "He expressed heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People's Republic of China, the party and government of China and the bereaved families of the victims."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unvisited the Chinese embassy here at 6:30 a.m. of Monday to express his deep sympathy over an unexpected traffic accident that claimed heavy causalities among Chinese tourists to the DPRK."
Mattis on North Korea suspending nuke and missile tests: "Right now, I think there's a lot of reasons for optimism that the negotiations will be fruitful and we'll see," defense secretary says at Pentagon moments ago
U.S. will not lift sanctions until North Korea takes concrete steps to denuclearize: White House
"We're not naive in this process," says @PressSec in response to my question about denuclearization hopes in view of DPRK comment that completion of its nuclear arsenal – which it calls its 'powerful treasured sword' - firmly guarantees forever its security and well-being.
Pentagon cautious on promises from DPRK North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization: "There has been no change in our posture" says DoD's Col Rob Manning. "Our conditions don't changethe complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula"
Full denuclearization to @POTUS means "North Korea doesn't have and isn't testing nuclear missiles," says @PressSec.
On DPRK, "the ultimate goal is denuclearization. They've already started making some steps," replies @PressSec to reporter's question.
Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for all-efforts to rescue the injured and properly handle the aftermath of a serious traffic accident in DPRK Sunday night
South Korea's trade minister in Myanmar to promote economic cooperation
South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North Korea
North Korea has agreed that key moments from the summit with South Korea, like the moment when its leader Kim Jong Un crosses the border, be broadcast live. South Korean journalists will also be allowed to broadcast from the northern side of Panmunjom truce village.
UK and South Korea in talks to protect an arrangement of tax breaks for Korean buyers of North Sea crude beyond Brexit
Koreas agree to start Moon-Kim summit in morning, hold official dinner
Historic summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un will begin before noon Friday and include an official dinner at the joint security area of Panmunjom: Yonhap
China says 36 died in North Korea traffic crash
At least 32 Chinese nationals, four North Korean nationals were killed in the bus accident in the North Korean Northern Hwanghae Province
At least 32 Chinese killed in North Korea bus crash: China
Koreas police launch preliminary probe into Korean Air chief's wife over alleged assaults
Yonhap captures photo of senior North Korean official dozing off (and being glared at) during meeting of central committee of North Korea's ruling party
South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts ahead of summit with North
Senior U.S. diplomat stresses importance of close coordination before Koreas summits
South Korean, Japanese nuclear envoys meet ahead of inter-Korean summit
U.S. diplomat sees 'better' chance to review North Korea's sincerity for denuclearization
KCNA: "The people of the DPRK, who climbed the high peak of victory after going through the arduous path of the simultaneous development of the two fronts in defiance of trials, are dashing toward the final victory of socialist construction with confidence and optimism."
KCNA: "The new strategic line set forty by the WPK is another powerful treasured sword and a bright blueprint for opening up a higher historic phase of the revolution and accelerating its advance, and the DPRK has definitely entered the straight path for final victory at last."
KCNA: "Struggle of the Korean people was successfully concluded as a result of the hard work they made by tightening their belt to gain the powerful treasured sword for defending peace, and it has become possible to flutter the flag of victory on the important strategic height."
KCNA: "The single-hearted unity ofthe people made thesanctionsend in a fiasco and brought miraculous victories, that others could hardly do even for scores of years, in a short span of less than five years, thereby turning our country into a world-level nuclear power."
KCNA: "In the arduous course of the simultaneous development of the two fronts, the WPK covered the uninterrupted path, braving difficulties and trials with firm belief in the validity of its cause and with firm confidence in the people."
KCNA: "The victory of the line on simultaneous development of the two frontsis a landmark of the revolution thatis an epitome of the faith and will of the heroic Korean people who will win the final victory under the guidance of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
KCNA: "The great victory of simultaneously developing the two fronts enables us to concentrate our efforts on the economic building. Through the victory of simultaneously developing the two fronts, we are confident of our brilliant victory in materializing the new strategic line"
KCNA: "Everyone in the country offers thewarmest thanks to the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who declared with pride that the historic tasksof simultaneously developing the two frontswere successfully carried out and put forward the new strategic line."
KCNA: "Upon receiving the news aboutthe great victory of the WPK's line of simultaneously pushing forward the economic construction and the building of a nuclear force was declared, the whole country is seized with great joy."
KCNA: "To frustrate the imperialists' moves for ideological and cultural poisoning presents itself as an acute issue on which hinges the future of each country and nation."
KCNA: "The reactionary culture of the bourgeois is an ideological poisoning making the people morally degenerated but the socialist ideological culture an ideological and mental food totally favoring the independent requirements and creative activities of the popular masses."
KCNA: "The reactionary ideological and cultural poisoning paved a way for aggression by the imperialists in the past, and it is playing the leading role in aggression."
KCNA: "If one falls captive to the imperialist ideology and culture, one would be powerless though one has powerful military strength. This is a bitter lesson taught by history."
KCNA: "The U.S. ideological and cultural poisoning is a vicious aggressive move to paralyze the sound ideological consciousness of the people and realize the government change after all."
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.