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North Korea Demands Pompeo’s Removal from US Nuclear Talks

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PYONGYANG – North Korea on Thursday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its banned nuclear program, hours after the isolated state claimed to have tested a new kind of weapon, Times Malta reported on Thursday. Describing Pompeo as “reckless” and immature, the foreign …

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Kim Says He Must Take Blame on Those Who Impose Sanctions: KCNA

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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean chief of diplomacy Kim Jong Un said his country was going to strike a blow to those who impose sanctions by making sure its economy is more autonomous, Reuters reported Thursday quoting Korean news agencies. It was Kim’s first time exposing North Korea’s stance …

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North Korea Withdraws from Its Shared Functions with South After Failure of the US Talks

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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea has abruptly withdrawn staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in the north of the country, officials said in Seoul, AFP reported Friday. This development will likely put a break on the links between the Koreans and complicate global diplomacy on the nuclear weapons program …

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North Korea May Suspend Nuclear Talks with ‘Gangster-Like’ US: Diplomat

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SEOUL – North Korea plans to suspend negotiations with the United States and may rethink the ban on missiles and nuclear tests, unless Washington makes concessions, a statement in the northern capital told reporters, Reuters reported Friday. According to Tass News Agency, Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui accused senior …

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N. Korea May Be Preparing A Missile or Space Launch: NPR

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PYONGYANG – North Korea may be preparing for a missile or space launch, US news outlet NPR reported Saturday, based on satellite image analysis of a key facility near Pyongyang. NPR said the images of Sanumdong, one of the facilities that produce inter-continental ballistic missiles and space rockets, were taken …

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Moon Changes North Korean Minister After Collapse of Negotiations

South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday named the architect of the Kaesong Industrial Complex as the new minister of North Korean affairs, saying he would continue to advocate for inter-Korean projects despite the failure of negotiations denuclearization between the United States and North Korea, Asian …

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North Korea Rebuilds Part of Missile Site While Bolton Warns of New Sanctions

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WASHINGTON – North Korea has restored part of the rocket test site it had begun dismantling after pledging to do so during a first summit with US President Donald Trump, while Trump’s national security adviser warned that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not abandon its nuclear weapons …

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China Says US and North Korea Should Continue Talks

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BEIJING – Describing the recent US-North Korea Summit as constructive, China on Monday prompted that Washington and Pyonyang should continue to talk and stick to a political solution to resolve issues pertaining to the Korean peninsula, Xinhua reported Monday. Addressing a press conference, Zhang yesui, who is spokesperson for the …

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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

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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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