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Kim Jong-un: the US is looking for war

NORTH KOREA (VOP TODAY NEWS) - While the two Koreas have decided to improve their bilateral relations, the United States is trying to start a war on the Korean peninsula. "The two South Koreas and the North have cooperated for the smooth running of the Olympic...

Pyongyang accused the United States of trying to sow discord between the two Koreas

NORTH KOREA (VOP TODAY NEWS) - While the two Koreas have decided to improve their bilateral relations, the United States is trying to start a war on the Korean peninsula. "The two South Koreas and the North have cooperated for the smooth running of the Olympic...

US refuses to release pressure in response to Pyongyang’s willingness to negotiate

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) - Although Pyongyang said today that it is ready to negotiate with the United States, they are calling on the international community to continue to press North Korea. Pyongyang's statement about his intention to engage with the United States has been...

White House commented on North Korea’s statement on readiness for talks

UNITED STATES, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - On Sunday, the US administration reservedly commented on the DPRK's statement about its readiness to start negotiations on the settlement of the situation on the Korean peninsula. Earlier, the administration of South Korea reported that the North Korean delegation at...

North Korea condemns US sanctions and stands ready for talks

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - North Korea is ready for talks with the United States, hours after Pyongyang accused Washington of trying to provoke conflicts on the Korean peninsula with new sanctions, senior South Korean officials said on Sunday. A North Korean delegation visiting...

North Korea is ready for talks with US

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - The North Korean delegation said at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games that its country was "ready" for talks with the United States, the South Korean presidency said. The North Korean delegation said during a meeting with...

North Korea condemns new US sanctions

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - North Korea accused Washington on Sunday of trying to destroy an improvement in inter-Korean relations as South Korean protesters tried to block a delegation of senior officials from the north to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter...

North Korea sees recent US sanctions as “war action”

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - North Korea on Sunday considered the latest US sanctions against it a "war act," according to a Foreign Ministry statement published by the North Korean News Agency on Sunday. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions against...

China protests new US sanctions on North Korea

CHINA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - China has lodged a formal objection to the United States after Washington imposed sanctions against Chinese companies accused of carrying out proscribed activities with North Korea.US President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions aimed at further isolating Pyongyang,...

China urges US to stop unilateral sanctions against North Korea

CHINA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it was calling on the United States to stop imposing unilateral sanctions against Chinese entities and individuals after Washington said it would impose the largest set of sanctions to pressure North Korea. The ministry...

Russia calls for talks with North Korea

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov on Saturday called for direct talks between the United States and Russia over North Korea, Russian news agency TASS reported. The comments came after the United States decided to impose the largest set...

The “NO” of Seoul in the US

SOUTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - While North Korea has managed a fine sports diplomacy to relax the climate with its southern neighbor, Washington is preparing to deploy the US Coast Guard forces to the Asia-Oceania region to expand the interceptions of ships suspected of...

China protested after imposing sanctions for relations with the DPRK

CHINA - China made a decisive view of the US in connection with the imposed sanctions on Chinese companies allegedly related to the DPRK, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang. The United States on Friday announced the imposition of sanctions in the framework of counteraction to...

Korea: US threatens peace

NORTH KOREA - The North Korean Committee for Peace has warned against joint military exercises organized by the US and Japan. According to the Committee, these hateful measures will undermine the good agreement between the two Koreas. "Harmful to the improved atmosphere of inter-Korean relations and...

Trump says sanctions are “tougher” on North Korea

NORTH KOREA - US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that sanctions were being imposed on Pyongyang's "most severe" sanctions against North Korea. Trump used a speech to conservatives outside Washington to intensify his campaign to impose "maximum pressure" on North Korea to force it to...

Washington calls on the United Nations to impose sanctions on North Korean entities for smuggling

UNITED STATES - The United States has called on the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on a number of North Korean entities accused of involvement in smuggling oil and coal to the isolated Asian country in violation of international sanctions. The US demand comes after...

South Korea: North Korea can not be recognized as a nuclear state

SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's president said on Friday his country could not recognize North Korea as a nuclear state and talks with the North on nuclear disarmament and improved inter-Korean relations should go in parallel. "The talks should proceed in parallel, and President Moon stressed...

US targets shipping companies and has shipped new sanctions on North Korea

UNITED STATES - The United States targeted North Korea with a new series of sanctions on Friday involving one person, 27 companies and 28 ships, according to a statement posted on the Treasury Department Website. The ministry's Foreign Assets Control Office announced new sanctions aimed at...

The volume of trade between China and North Korea drops to the lowest level since at least June 2014

CHINA - China's trade with North Korea fell to its lowest level since at least June 2014, the latest sign that China is pressing its isolated neighbor in compliance with UN trade sanctions. China remains North Korea's biggest trading partner and only big ally, although overall...

New sanctions effectively target all ships used by North Korea: US

UNITED STATES - New measures to block supplies and funds for North Korea's nuclear weapons activities are effectively targeting all ships currently used by the state to circumvent international sanctions, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. In a statement to the White House, Menuchin said...

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