North and South Korea agreed on Friday to “completely destroy” by next month 22 guard posts near their heavily fortified border, the latest advance in talks in the neighbors’ effort to defuse military tension, Seoul’s defense ministry said. It follows a military pact at a summit last month in the North Korean capital that called […]
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South Korea never considered lifting sanctions against North Korea imposed over the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship, the country’s Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said on Thursday. South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had said on Wednesday that the sanctions, imposed against Pyongyang following a torpedo attack on a corvette that killed 46 South […]
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ABOUT 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced on Monday as the neighbours held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than [...]
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Journalists for Peace in Korean Peninsula (JPKP) has commended the South Korean President, Moon Jae-In and his North Korean counterpart President Kim Jong-Un on their move to find lasting solution to the conflicts in the Korean Peninsula. JPKP recalls that before President Moon’s visit to Pyongyang, two other presidents had previously visited the North Korean Capital. […]
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North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programs and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea, a UN report said Friday. In a 62-page report sent to the Security Council, the UN panel of experts also listed violations of a ban on North Korean […]
North Korea on Saturday said the US was acting with “alarming” impatience on the issue of denuclearisation, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need to maintain full sanctions pressure on Pyongyang. The contrasting comments at a security forum in Singapore came after a new UN report showed Pyongyang was continuing with its nuclear […]
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will soon make a historic visit to Seoul, he said Wednesday, and has agreed to close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors, as a rare inter-Korean summit unfolded in Pyongyang. However, progress on the key issue of dismantling the North’s nuclear arsenal was limited, even though the […]
North Korea will make a public show of its promise to close its nuclear testing site, north of the country.
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