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China, Japan, South Korea Vow to Strengthen Ties

Japan

BEIJING – Foreign ministers from China, Japan, and South Korea vowed to strengthen trilateral relations in a meeting on the outskirts of Beijing on Wednesday. Ties between Japan and South Korea are arguably at their lowest ebb since their relationship was normalized in 1965, hit by a heated feud over …

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China Seeks to Mediate in Japan-South Korea Trade Spat

Tokyo

SEOUL/TOKYO – In a move likely to be welcomed in Seoul but rebuffed by Tokyo, China is seeking to use its regional influence to act as a mediator in the escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, Asian Review said Monday. The spat over export controls will be a …

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North Korea Test Fires Two More Missiles

North Korea

SEOUL – South Korea on Friday said that Pyongyang has fired two missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un rejected any further talks with Seoul over a recent joint military exercise with the US. The South Korean military said in a statement …

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

Missiles

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

North Korea

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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Moon Calls for “Peace Economy” with North Korea, Slams Japan

Moon

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean president on Monday described the country’s escalating trade war with Japan as a wake-up call to revamp its economy and also issued a nationalistic call for economic cooperation with North Korea, which he said would allow the Koreas to erase Japan’s economic superiority in …

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Iran Refuses Talks with Pompeo in Tehran

Iran

TEHRAN – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted Sunday that Iran had rejected his offer to travel to Tehran for direct talks with the Iranian people, TeleSur reported Monday. I recently proposed to go to Tehran and speak directly to the people of Iran, the regime did not accept …

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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles Into the Sea

North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Thursday launched two short-range missiles into the sea, expressing anger at joint US-South Korean joint military exercises, TRT reported Thursday. It was the first missile test in the North since an impromptu meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim …

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