Top Chinese, North Korean generals meet in Beijing

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 04:28:37 +0000

Top Chinese, North Korean generals meet in Beijing

BEIJING — Top military leaders from North Korea and China have recommitted themselves to strengthened exchanges between their armed forces during a meeting in Beijing. The meeting Saturday came as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over nuclear […]

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Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over North Korea weapons tests

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 01:07:27 +0000

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over North Korea weapons tests

SEOUL, South Korea  — North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency said that following Friday’s launches, Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over his […]

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S. Korea says N. Korea has fired 2 more projectiles into sea

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:42:29 +0000

S. Korea says N. Korea has fired 2 more projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles launched from the North’s eastern coast flew about […]

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S. Korea to acquire more anti-missile radars, interceptors to counter NK threats

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 08:11:09 +0000

SEOUL — South Korea plans to add two more ground-based anti-missile early warning radars and build three Aegis-equipped destroyers in the next five years in an effort to better detect and intercept incoming missiles from North Korea, the defense ministry said Wednesday. The plan was one of the key projects that the ministry unveiled in its five-year […]

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North Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 16:40:46 +0000

North Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman

There’s no question that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in full control of his nation. But a recent change to the way he’s being formally described in the North Korean Constitution may allow him even more diplomatic leverage as he steps with increasing confidence onto the world stage for negotiations over his powerful weapons program.

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Pyongyang lambasts Seoul over military exercise with US

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:31:03 +0000

Pyongyang lambasts Seoul over military exercise with US

SEOUL — North Korea has slammed South Korea for the latter’s combined military exercise with the United States, which kicked off Sunday, saying it will not interact with the South until there is a plausible explanation for the “war exercise.” In a Foreign Ministry statement, released a day after it launched what are believed to be short-range […]

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North Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:51:09 +0000

North Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul.

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Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 22:18:25 +0000

Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.  — President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to “start negotiations” after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of recent short-range missile tests that has rattled U.S. allies in the region.

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S. Korea, China, Japan top envoys to gather in Beijing to discuss N. Korean missile tests

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:36:58 +0000

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Discussions are underway for a foreign ministers’ meeting later this month in Beijing, where South Korea, China and Japan can discuss issues concerning Northeast Asia ahead of a trilateral summit expected to take place before the end of the year. 

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