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Trump may play into Pyonyang tactics in possible summit: Korea Herald

July 13, 2020 1:45 PM

In its editorial, the paper says that US President Donald Trump's intention to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again at a new summit does not bode well for North Korea's denuclearisation.

North Korea U-turns on bellicose threats, but reconciliation still elusive

June 24, 2020 11:22 PM

SEOUL -In a surprise U-turn ahead of the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pulled the brakes on weeks of bellicose threats on Tuesday (June 23) and suspended military action plans against South Korea.

North Korea urges citizens to 'break through barriers' as nuclear standoff continues

January 27, 2020 6:00 PM

SEOUL (REUTERS) - While a North Korean deadline for the United States to soften its stand on denuclearisation talks passed uneventfully over the New Year, state media and propaganda efforts have been focussing on the prospect of a long confrontation with the United States.

Efforts to denuclearise North Korea to continue despite arrival of hardliner new foreign minister Ri Son Gwon

January 23, 2020 2:03 PM

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Efforts to denuclearise North Korea will continue despite a new foreign minister in Pyongyang who is seen as a hard-liner and could take a tougher stance in stalled negotiations, a senior State Department official said Wednesday (Jan 22).

Leaders' personal ties not enough for return to talks: North

January 12, 2020 5:00 AM

SEOUL • North Korea has received birthday greetings to its leader Kim Jong Un from US President Donald Trump, but their personal relationship is not enough for a return to talks, according to a statement published yesterday by state news agency KCNA.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un receives birthday greetings from Trump

January 11, 2020 2:27 PM

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea has received US President Donald Trump's birthday greetings to its leader Kim Jong Un, but will not return to the negotiation table, according to a statement published on Saturday (Jan 11) by state news agency KCNA.

Kim stresses need for 'offensive' measures

December 31, 2019 5:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasised the need to take "offensive" measures to ensure security at a major party conference deemed by observers as a political show to keep the world guessing about his next move.

North Korea keeps world guessing with long party meeting as Kim stresses need for 'offensive' measures

December 30, 2019 10:22 PM

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasised the need to take "offensive" measures to ensure security at a major party conference deemed by observers as a political show to keep the world guessing about his next move.

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