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North Korea–United States

Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Aug 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

Mar 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.

North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new solid-fuel weapon designed to be fired from submarines.

US Warns North Korea Of Consequences If It Acts On 'Christmas Gift' Threat

Dec 12, 2019 AFP

US ambassador tells UN security council it must ‘act accordingly’ if the regime does not turn away from hostility and threats.

Trump Claims Melania Has 'Gotten To Know' Kim Jong Un, White House Issues Clarification

The White House is clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference in France.

25 August, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Oversaw Test Of 'Super-large Multiple Rocket Launcher': KCNA


Kim said the "newly developed" system was a "great weapon," and expressed "high appreciation" for the scientists who had designed and built it, the country's official Korean Central News Agency said.

17 August, 2019

North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Supervises 'New Weapon' Launch Test Again: State Media


Defence officials in Seoul said Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles Friday, that flew some 230 kilometres (140 miles) before splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan.

30 June, 2019

Donald Trump Shakes Hands With Kim Jong Un In Demilitarized Zone, Walks Into North Korea

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In a historic moment, Trump walked across the concrete blocks dividing North and South Korean territory in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.

31 May, 2019

North Korea Executes Officials Following Failed Trump Summit: Report

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Kim Hyok Chol, who laid the groundwork for the Hanoi meeting and accompanied Kim on his private train, was executed by firing squad for ‘betraying the supreme leader’ after he was turned by the US.

17 April, 2019

Pyongyang May Be Reprocessing Radioactive Material, Says US Think Tank

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies said, that the satellite imagery of the Yongbyon nuclear site on April 12 showed five railcars near its uranium enrichment facility and radiochemistry laboratory.

12 April, 2019

US President Donald Trump Open To Third Meeting With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

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Speaking before an Oval Office meeting with South Korean President, Moon Jae-in on Thursday, Trump also opened the door to a series of smaller deals with North Korea.

27 February, 2019

Donald Trump Says 'Awesome' Future For North Korea If It Denuclearizes

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Trump and Kim are due to meet for one-on-one talks, then dinner, in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, followed by more talks Thursday.

26 February, 2019

North Korea's Kim Arrives In Vietnam For Nuclear Summit With Donald Trump

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Following a historic first meeting in Singapore in June that produced a vaguely worded statement about Kim's nuclear arsenal, analysts say the second summit in Vietnam's capital Hanoi must this time put substance ahead of bonhomie.

25 February, 2019

Kim Jong-un Impersonator Deported From Vietnam, Kisses Trump Impersonator Goodbye

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An impersonator of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un on Monday said Vietnamese authorities were deporting him from the country, just 24 hours before Pyongyang's leader was expected to arrive here ahead of his summit with US President Donald Trump.

23 February, 2019

Trump, Kim Impersonators Stage 'Meeting' In Hanoi

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The pair appeared with black-clad security guards at Hanoi's Metropole hotel and Opera House earlier in the day, where they were swarmed by press.

22 February, 2019

Hit With Food Crisis, North Korea Issues Appeal For Help Ahead Of Trump-Kim Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the UN estimates, 10.3 million people - almost half of North Korea's population - were in need of food due to a sharp drop in crop production.

09 February, 2019

Second Trump-Kim Summit To Take Place In Hanoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The US State Department said that special US envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun will meet again with Pyongyang officials ahead of the Trump-Kim talks

30 January, 2019

Trump Pushes Back On Intelligence Assessment Of North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed to denuclearization after meeting with Trump last year. A second Trump-Kim meeting is expected in February.

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