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N.Korea says US, S.Korea to face security threats with military drills

South Korea's defense ministry said on Monday the timing, scale and formation of the drills were not yet finalized. The US Forces Korea declined to comment, citing its policy.

By REUTERS
10/08/2021
Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, holds a bouquet during a welcoming ceremony

North Korea tells US to avoid 'causing a stink' if it wants peace - KCNA

"If it wants to sleep in peace for coming four years, it had better refrain from causing a stink at its first step," the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said on Tuesday.

By REUTERS
16/03/2021
US President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump offered Kim Jong-un a ride home on Air Force 1 after 2019 summit

'I can get you home in two hours if you want,' Trump reportedly told Kim, shocking everyone in the room. "Kim declined," former Deputy National Security Advisor Matthew Pottinger said.

North Korea developed nuclear, missile programs in 2020 - UN report

In the past year, North Korea displayed new short-range, medium-range, submarine-launched and intercontinental ballistic missile systems at military parades, the UN report said.

By REUTERS
09/02/2021

N.Korea's Kim says economic plan failed as rare party congress begins

The rare political gathering, which Kim last hosted in 2016, has drawn international attention as he is expected to unveil a new five-year economic plan and address foreign policy.

By REUTERS
06/01/2021
kim jong un

Kim Jong Un says there will be no more war thanks to nuclear weapons

"Thanks to our reliable and effective self-defensive nuclear deterrent, there will no longer be war, and our country's safety and future will be firmly guaranteed forever."

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone sep

North Korea says no need to sit down with US for talks

"We do not feel any need to sit face to face with the US, as it does not consider the DPRK-US dialogue as nothing more than a tool for grappling its political crisis," the FM said.

By REUTERS
04/07/2020
A South Korean soldier stands guard in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone

North, South Korea mark 70 years since war, no treaty in sight

The 1950-1953 Korean War ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving US-led UN forces technically still at war with North Korea.

By REUTERS
25/06/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone sep

North Korean FM says little reason to maintain Kim-Trump ties

"Never again will we provide the US chief executive with another package to be used for achievements without receiving any returns," he said. "Nothing is more hypocritical than an empty promise."

By REUTERS
12/06/2020
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