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Pence: Trump won’t repeat Korea mistakes

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(NOVEMBER 15, 2018) US Vice President Mike Pence says Donald Trump plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the new year but won’t repeat past mistakes of allowing promises to be broken on pledges to end arms programs. The United States and North Korea have been discussing a second meeting between their […]

UN condemns North Korea rights violations

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(NOVEMBER 16, 2018) A key United Nations committee has adopted a resolution condemning North Korea’s “longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights” and strongly urged its government to immediately end the abuses. The General Assembly’s human rights committee approved the resolution by consensus after Sudan failed in an attempt to delete […]

North Korea tests new ‘tactical’ weapon

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(NOVEMBER 17, 2018) North Korea’s leader has witnessed the test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, the country’s state media reports, while Pyongyang also released a US prisoner, sending conflicting signals at a time of sensitive negotiations. Kim Jong-un’s visit to the test site of what North Korea’s state media called a “tactical weapon” that […]

Pompeo warns Seoul over Korea ties

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they pose for a photo in Pyongyang, North Korea, . Pompeo said that he and Kim made unspecified progress Sunday toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, though there was no immediate indication whether Pompeo had managed to arrange a much-anticipated second summit between Kim and President Donald Trump. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency
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(NOVEMBER 21, 2018) The United States has told its ally South Korea it should not improve ties with North Korea faster than Pyongyang takes steps to give up its nuclear weapons, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. Speaking on Tuesday as a working group with South Korea to coordinate North Korean policy held an […]

North Korea still using main nuclear site

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(NOVEMBER 23, 2018) North Korea appears to be still expanding operations at its main nuclear site, the UN atomic watchdog indicates. The statement by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday is a further sign that North Korea is pressing ahead with its atomic activities despite pressure from the United States for […]

Once Again on the Mysterious North Korean Hackers

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Konstantin Asmolov A statement delivered by President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye in April, confirming that ROK is getting ready to launch an anti-cyberterrorism program, compels to turn to the topic of “the North Korean hackers” once again. (For the record, “the North Korean hackers” is a mythical phenomenon ROK traditionally resorts […]

The Development of DPRK’s Missile-Nuclear Complex and the US Reaction

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Konstantin Asmolov There is no doubt that 2016 can be called the year of the North Korean rocket engineers: two nuclear tests and a large number of missile launches forced a number of experts (including the author) to abandon their sceptical opinion on the DPRK’s capabilities. However, it looks like 2017 will be rich in […]

The Launch of the Kvanmenson Rocket

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Konstantin Asmolov So North Korea has launched its rocket, and it was neither a bluff nor an action it had previously offered to cancel in exchange for economic assistance or some other benefit for the country. The launch was recorded by an American military satellite, and the spent stages fell into the Pacific Ocean exactly […]

DPRK Fighting Against Bureaucracy and Corruptio

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Konstantin Asmolov On December 23, 2016 at the opening of the First Conference of Chairpersons of the Primary Committees, the Chairman of the WPK Kim Jong-un delivered a speech, in which the author of this article has noted several important points. Kim Jong-un said that “the outcome of the true implementation of the Party line […]

Slivko S.V. – Hard reply Kim Jong-un: Why North Korea have nuclear weapons.

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In December 2011, the political and military leaderships in the DPRK are changed. In connection with the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (17 December), his successor Kim Jong-Un took the post of Supreme Commander in Chief of the Korean Army on December 24, and in December 26 he was elected First Secretary […]