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North Korea Must Denuclearize Before Economic Concessions: Bolton

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WASHINGTON – In an interview with VOA, Trump’s top advisor John Bolton said that “substantive” talks with DPRK remain on hold Six weeks after the U.S. President and the North Korean leader agreed to resume working-level talks. US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday signaled that a phased approach …

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N. Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles, More can Come: S. Korea

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SEOUL – North Korea on Saturday fired, what appeared to be two short-range missiles, South Korea said in a “show of force” against joint military exercises between the United States and Korea South, Reuters reported Saturday. Other missile launches are very likely, as the North Korean army conducts its own …

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North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles: South Korea

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PYONGYANG/SEOUL – North Korea is believed to have launched two ballistic missiles from South Hwanghae province on Tuesday morning, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, in a move which represents Pyongyang’s fourth test in two weeks, NK News reported Tuesday. A statement reported that the missiles had been …

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North Korea Conducts Second Missile Test in A Week

North Korea

PYONGYANG – A week after similar tests, North Korea has again fired two short-range missiles into the waters that separate it from Japan, according to South Korea’s military, National Public Radio reported Wednesday. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff announced that the missiles, which flew about 155 miles and reached …

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Report Says North Korean Leader to Hold First Summit with Putin Next Week

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PYONGYANG – North Korean chief of diplomacy Kim Jong-un may hold his first ever summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, when he will travel to the Far East to attend an international conference in China, sources said Monday at the Yonhap news agency. “Russian President Vladimir Putin is …

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North Korea Prepares for Inspectors to Visit Nuclear Test Site

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PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea may be preparing for a visit by international inspectors to its shuttered Punggye-ri nuclear test site, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing the country’s spy agency. According to “Japan Times”, Signs have been detected that North Korea is doing some preparations and …

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Top U.S., South Korean Officials Playing Role for North Korea Talks

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SEOUL – The top U.S. envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, sought to inject momentum to nuclear talks with Pyongyang, saying he is “absolutely certain” that Washington and Seoul can work together to achieve their objective of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, Reuters said Monday. Biegun was in Seoul to …

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Kim Jong Un to visit Russia Soon: Moon

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SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to visit Russia soon, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping is also expected to travel to North Korea, Reuters reported. Moon spoke of the imminent travel plans of the North Korean and Chinese …

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