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North Korean leader congratulates Sisi on winning election

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 10:41 GMT

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a congratulatory message to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi for winning the presidential election, reported the Egyptian state’s news agency MENA.

N.Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 06:15 GMT

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August.

Trump says he would be disappointed in Kim if reports about launch site true

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 07:46 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be disappointed in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump walks away from deal with N.Korea's Kim over sanctions demand

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 11:17 GMT

Trump said two days of talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi had made good progress in building relations and on the key issue of denuclearization, but it was important not to rush into a bad deal.

Big ask: North Korea's Kim answers first questions from foreign journalists

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 11:05 GMT

In an unexpected first, Kim spoke to foreign journalists on Thursday during a photo opportunity in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Trump and N. Korea's Kim Jong-un to hold second summit next month

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 08:54 GMT

President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in February, the White House said Friday, after a top general from Pyongyang paid a rare visit to Washington.

N.Korea media says denuclearisation includes ending "U.S. nuclear threat"

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Any deal for North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal must include "completely removing the nuclear threats of the U.S.".

U.S. seeks to expedite aid for N.Korea amid stalled nuclear talks

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 09:30 GMT

U.S. officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea, a U.S. envoy said on Wednesday.

UN grants sanctions exemption for Korea railway survey

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 03:40 GMT

The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption for the two Koreas to jointly conduct a survey on reconnecting railways across their border.

US, South Korea scale back military exercise

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The United States and South Korea have scaled down a joint military exercise scheduled for the spring of 2019 to facilitate nuclear talks with North Korea.

U.S., S.Korea resume low-key military drills ahead of talks with N.Korea

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

United States and South Korea will begin small-scale military drills just days ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with a North Korea official.

N.Korea readies nuclear, missile sites for international inspectors

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

South Korea's spy agency has observed preparations by North Korea for international inspections at several of its nuclear and missile test sites.

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in N. Korea on Sunday: State Dept

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will pay a fresh visit to North Korea on Sunday and meet leader Kim Jong Un to push forward denuclearization efforts.

Top US diplomat to return to N. Korea as Trump hails Kim

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 11:20 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signaled Wednesday that he will return to North Korea next month to push forward denuclearization talks.

Trump praises N.Korea's Kim but says sanctions must stay for now

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 08:13 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump praised North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday for his courage in taking steps to disarm.

North Korea's Kim agree to inspections in bid to salvage nuclear talks

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 11:47 GMT

North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts.

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting in new letter

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 01:00 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about scheduling a second meeting between the two leaders.

Trump scraps Pompeo trip to N.Korea, citing stalled nuclear diplomacy

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 12:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly canceled his top diplomat's planned trip to North Korea.

Pompeo to return to N. Korea, names special envoy

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Mike Pompeo on Thursday named a Ford Motor Co. executive as special envoy for North Korea and said they would both travel to the nuclear-armed country.

Trump vows "no concessions" with Turkey over detained US pastor

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 04:00 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump ruled out agreeing to any demands from Turkey to gain the release of a detained American pastor.