Map. History of Koreas conflict

13 December 2017
China responds to U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson's statements, calling on the U.S. and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to step forward for dialogue and contact
Koreas President Moon proposes new principles for Korea-China economic cooperation
Koreas unification minister calls on North Korea to come to negotiating table unconditionally
North Korean conference unveils new leadership of military programs
The chief of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party calls for Russia's cooperation in enforcing North Korea sanctions
The international community is facing its "last best chance" to avoid military confrontation over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, says US national security adviser
"When China prospered, South Korea prospered too," said visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he arrived in Beijing Wednesday for a 4-day state visit for mending bilateral ties
KCNA: "The Trump group is in a position to drink a bitter cup of defeat in the nuclear showdown between the DPRK and the U.S. Therefore, their military hysteria is adding to extreme apprehension and despair of the U.S. society."
Another presumed North Korean "ghost ship" has washed up on Japan's shores, with at least one dead body on board
KCNA: "When respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un appeared at the venue of the photo session, the participants enthusiastically welcomed him, extending the greatest glory and thanks to him. He waved back to them."
KCNA: Kim Jong Un: "The development of new strategic weapon systems including A-bomb, H-bomb and ICBM Hwasong-15 with indigenous efforts and technology…serve as a great historic victory…achieved by the death-defying struggle."
South Korea government has called an emergency meeting on cryptocurrency; to announce measures on cryptocurrency trading on Friday - central bank official
KCNA: "The fictitious 'human rights issues' of the DPRK were brought up and discussed again this year by the U.S. and other hostile forces in the Security Council…Their despicable plot cannot frighten the DPRK."
"The President's views on North Korea have not changed," says @PressSec. DPRK "is acting in an unsafe way not only toward Japan, China, and South Korea, but the entire world. North Korea's actions are not good for anyone and certainly not good for North Korea."
Tillerson says US ready for North Korea talks "without preconditions"
Diplomatic solutions with DPRK will be pursued "until the first bomb drop." - Tillerson
Sanctions on DPRK beginning to have an effect: Rising fuel prices, shortages of some good in North Korea, says Tillerson.
US is strongly prepared to respond to DPRK and has a full range of contingencies available, says Secretary of State Tillerson.
US is prepared to talk with North Korea whenever it's prepared to talk, says Tillerson.
Asked about government change in North Korea, US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster says "What we are emphasizing is denuclearization of the peninsula"
China's economic power over DPRK "is considerable" says US NatSec Advisor Gen McMaster
US wants China to do more, beyond the @UN sanctions, says McMaster
With DPRK "Recognize that time is running out and it is time for all nations to do more" says mcMaster "Seeing tremendous momentum"
On North Korea, @POTUS "is not asking President Xi for a favor…it is in both our interests to resolve this problem" sats Nat Sec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
On North Korea "Now it's time for all nations to do more… might be our last best chance to avoid military conflict" warns Gen McMaster
"These threats today threaten our liberty, threaten our freedom" per McMaster - inlcu China and Russia "undermining the international order" and rogue governments like Iran, DPRK
Britain's Nat Sec Adv Sedwill calls United States "the country that remains the indispensable global leader"-critical in dealing with challenges with DPRK Russia Iran
Secretary of State RexTillerson says he said to Mattis: if we get to the point where we have to use military force against North Korea, "I have failed."
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