DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un guides rocket firing drill

Top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un on Saturday guided a rocket firing drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), one day ahead of the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, the official KCNA news agency reported. Kim examined the […]

China committed to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula

China committed to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said Saturday that China is committed to maintaining peace and stability and advancing the denuclearization process on the Korean Peninsula. He made the remarks when meeting with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Yang reiterated that the stance of the Chinese government on the Korean Peninsula is “consistent and […]

Chinese FM stresses denuclearization, peace, dialogue on Korean Peninsula issue

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday called for denuclearization, peace and dialogue on the Korean Peninsula issue. “China’s stance on the Korean Peninsula is consistent. No matter what happens, China will stick to denuclearization and peace on the peninsula and settling the issue through dialogue,” Wang said in talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State […]

U.S. slaps fresh sanctions on DPRK bank, individuals

The Obama administration on Monday slapped fresh sanctions on a primary foreign exchange bank and four individuals in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) for their alleged role in the Asian country’s nuclear and missile programs. The Department of Treasury blacklisted the Foreign Trade Bank ( FTB) in Pyongyang and Paek Se-Bong, chairman of […]

U.S. downplays DPRK threat to nullify armistice agreement

The U.S. government on Tuesday played down the threat by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to nullify the Korean War Armistice Agreement. “The DPRK will achieve nothing by threats or provocations, which will only further isolate North Korea and undermine international efforts to ensure peace and stability in Northeast Asia,” said White House […]

DPRK blames U.S. for situation on Korean Peninsula

The recent nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was a “resolute step for self-defense,” a DPRK diplomat in Geneva said on Wednesday. The move aims to cope with the United States’ “hostile acts” against DPRK’s satellite launch for peaceful purposes, said So Se Pyong, DPRK’s Permanent Representative to the […]

DPRK, U.S. basketball players conduct joint training

Visiting U.S. basketball players had a joint training in Pyongyang on Wednesday with sportsmen of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), marking the first public exchanges since the team set foot on the isolated country. National Basketball Association retiree Dennis Rodman, together with players from U.S. Harlem exhibition basketball team, exchanged match tactics, training […]

Chinese experts see U.S.-DPRK antagonism as root cause of nuke test

The United States should reflect seriously on the latest nuclear test of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was caused by long-standing antagonism between the two countries, Chinese experts said. After the DPRK’s nuclear test earlier this week, some Western media said China’s policy toward the country has proven to be a failure, […]

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