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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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Beijing, Seoul to Hold Talks on North Korean Denuclearization


SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean and Chinese nuclear envoys will hold talks Friday on North Korea’s denuclearization as well as ways to bring lasting peace to the Korean peninsula, International Business times quoted South Korean foreign ministry on Thursday. According to ministry, Special representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and …

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South Korea Suggests “Rewarding” North Korea for its Efforts

South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, is in Paris for summit diplomacy and to make the case for his vision of Korean Peninsula peace. South Korea’s call to reward North Korea for its intentions to denuclearize itself remains in visible contrast to Washington’s firm approach to maintaining …

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S. Korea not Lifting “May 24” Sanctions on N. Korea: Minister


SEOUL, South Korea – The South Korean government has no plans to lift its so-called “May 24” sanctions on North Korea, the country’s unification minister insisted, NK News reported Thursday. In comments made to lawmakers, Cho Myoung-gyon sought to clarify a statement by foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha yesterday, in which …

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Kim Jong Un to visit Russia Soon: Moon

Kim Jong Un

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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US Says Denuclearization Talks Ongoing with North Korea


WASHINGTON – Talks with North Korea are ongoing over the country’s potential denuclearization, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, despite the appearance that discussions had stalled. “We are still continuing to have many conversations with the DPRK about how to effectuate achieving all the commitments that were …

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Korea to Open Liaison Office at Borders

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SEOUL – The South’s Unification Ministry said on Friday that North and South Korea held a ceremony to open a joint liaison office in the border city of Kaesong in the North. The ministry further said that it is– another development that will help further dialogue between the divided Koreas. …

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Both Korean Leaders agree to New Pyongyang Summit

Pyongyang summit

PYONGYONG, North Korea – The North Korean President, Kim Jong-un has said that “He still has “faith” in stalled peace talks with Donald Trump, as North and South Korea announced a historic new Pyongyang summit will take place between the two nations in less than a fortnight, The Daily Independent …

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N. Korea Still a “Serious and Imminent Threat”: Japan


TOKYO – Japanese Defense Ministry declared in a defense review on Tuesday that North Korea continues to pose a “serious and imminent threat” to the country despite Pyongyang’s suspension of its missile and nuclear tests as well as diplomacy involving the United States and South Korea. “There is no change …

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