"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
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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
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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."
Ivanka Trump had no interaction with North Koreans: White House
North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions
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White House says maximum pressure campaign against North Korea must continue until North Korea denuclearizes
White House: U.S. 'will see' if North Korea's stated willingness for talks marks first steps on path to denuclearization
North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States, South Korea's Blue House says after the president meets with Pyongyang's representative on the sidelines of the Olympic closing ceremony
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony begins
KCNA: "As we have stated on numerous occasions, we will consider any type of blockade an act of war against us, and if U.S. has indeed the guts to confront us in 'rough' manner, we will not necessarily take the trouble to stop it."
KCNA: "Trump group's attempt itself to threaten us by such sanctions or wild remarks only reveals its ignorance about us. We came to possess nuclear weapons, the treasured sword of justice, in order to defend ourselves from such threats from the United States."
KCNA: "Trump has announced new sanctions, the core of which is to completely block the DPRK's maritime trade with other countries, and he openly threatened us by making wild remarks that if the said sanctions do not work, 'very rough phase 2' will be operated."
KCNA: "However, on the eve of closing of the Olympics, United States is running amok to bring another dark cloud of confrontation and war over the Korean peninsula by announcing enormous sanctions against the DPRK."
KCNA: "Respected Supreme Leader Comrade Kim Jong Un affirmed his will in his New Year Address to make strenuous efforts to improve inter-Korean relations, create a peaceful environment on the Korean peninsula and ensure a successful holding of Phyongchang Winter Olympics."
North Korea denounces shooting at its de-facto embassy in Tokyo
IOC President Thomas Bach hopes politicians build on PyeongChang momentum for dialogue
Koreas president Moon meets with North Korean delegates in PyeongChang: official
North Korea calls tougher U.S. sanctions an act of war
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South Korean protesters fail to block a motorcade carrying North Korean dignitaries to PyeongChang2018
North Korea delegation diverted to avoid protest on way to Seoul
KCNA: "The U.S. will have to pay dearly for stupid and wild vituperation."
KCNA: "We will never have face-to-face talks with them even after 100 years or 200 years. This is neither an empty talk nor any threat."
KCNA: "Trump, who is taking such bete noire as Pence under his wings, should be well aware that we will never beg for dialogue in any case and, particularly, have no dealings with those viciously slandering the dignity of our supreme leadership and government."
KCNA: "Pence will have a wearing time, witnessing what quagmire his crazy remarks threw the U.S. and himself into."
KCNA: "What is more intolerable is that he dared to describe the first vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, who attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, as 'center of vicious government' or 'pillar of oppressive government'."
KCNA: "The Trump group is going frantic with the anti-DPRK smear campaign, much upset by the daily-increasing climate of the improvement of inter-Korean tiesPence said at a conservative group meeting in Maryland Statethat an era of strategic patience for the DPRK ended."
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.