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U.S. ready to restart negotiations with North Korea

Following the announcement that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to "permanently dismantle" his main nuclear complex, Secretary of State Mike …

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North Korea warns Pompeo denuclearization talks are 'at stake,' sources say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Top North Korean officials warned the United States in a letter that denuclearization talks are "again at stake and may fall apart," sources familiar with the process told CNN.<p>The letter was delivered to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, whose fourth trip to Pyongyang was abruptly …

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Trump Calls off Pompeo's Planned Trip to North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled a planned trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying progress …

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United Nations chief will seek progress on North Korea during leaders' gathering

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres praised efforts by North and South Korea to build trust and confidence and looked forward to discussing with …

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UN chief looks forward to North, South Korea talks in New York - spokesman

UNITED NATIONS: U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres praised efforts by North and South Korea to build trust and confidence and looked forward to …

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UN chief will seek progress on N.Korea during leaders' gathering

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) -<p>UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said he planned to discuss ways to encourage denuclearization of the Korean peninsula during next month's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.<p>Guterres welcomed the inter-Korean family reunions that …

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U.N. chief looks forward to North, South Korea talks in New York: spokesman

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres praised efforts by North and South Korea to build trust and confidence and looked forward to discussing with the parties in September what support he can offer to aid peace and denuclearization, a U.N. spokesman said on a …

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'N. Korea Will Preserve Nuclear Technology Despite Denuclearization Pledge'

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho says that although his country agreed to dismantle its nuclear program, it will preserve its nuclear …

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North Korea will preserve know-how despite denuclearisation: Foreign Minister

TEHRAN: North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearisation to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said …

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North Korea revives 'axis of evil' ties with Iran as denuclearisation talks falter

The arrival of North Korea's foreign minister in Tehran just hours after Donald Trump had reinstated sanctions against Iran was “no coincidence”, analysts believe, and is designed to send the message that Pyongyang is reinforcing its alliances as denuclearisation talks with the US stall.<p>Ri Yong-ho …

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Iran President Tells North Korea: The U.S. Can’t Be Trusted

It’s always hard when one of your best friends starts getting closer with someone else. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged North Korea …

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North Korea's foreign minister visits Iran after U.S. sanctions are reimposed

Global Power<p>LONDON — Kim Jong Un's top diplomat held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Wednesday, just a day after President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions on the Islamic republic.<p>North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also met with Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif Tuesday …

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Iranian President warns North Korea not to trust US

Tehran, Aug 8 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday told North Korea's Foreign Minister not to trust the US, following the US decision …

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North Korea's foreign minister visits Iran as US reimposes sanctions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, to Tehran on Tuesday, hours after the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic.<p>The state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported the two officials met and "expressed …

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North Korea: Economic Sanctions Could Derail Nuclear Talks

Trump-Kim Meeting<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org) Permission Details DMCA<p>North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said the United States' actions …

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Australia presses North Korea on return of war dead

SYDNEY: Australia has pressed North Korea over the remains of 43 soldiers still missing after the Korean war in a rare encounter between the two …

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North Korean state media urge US to drop sanctions immediately

North Korea says it has shown good faith by stopping nuclear tests and handing over the remains of US soldiers.<p>North Korean state media called on the United States to immediately drop its sanctions against the communist country, accusing Washington of "acting opposite" to its plans of improving …

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North Korea’s Complaint

The sanctions erode as Pyongyang continues its nuclear arms program.<p>The U.S. and North Korea are again publicly disagreeing about progress toward the North’s denuclearization, and that’s no surprise. This was likely to happen once President Trump agreed to “phased” progress and dropped demands that …

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N. Korea's Top Diplomat Repeats Calls for Simultaneous, Phased Approach

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho has repeated calls for the step-by-step, simultaneous approach to the North's denuclearization. The North's …

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The Latest: North Korea's foreign minister shoots back at US

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on U.S. warnings on violating sanctions on North Korea (all times local):<p>6 p.m.<p>The North Korean foreign minister has shot back at the U.S. over its warning to other countries against violating international sanctions on North Korea, saying recent moves by the U.S. are …

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North Korea’s foreign minister calls U.S. diplomatic moves ‘alarming’

The North Korean foreign minister has shot back at the U.S. over its warning to other countries against violating international sanctions on North …

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Trump Replies to ‘Nice’ Letter From North Korea’s Kim

Kim Jong Un wrote to President Trump earlier this week<p>The U.S. State Department said it delivered a letter from President Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a regional summit on Saturday.<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Singapore this weekend for a summit. A member of his …

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U.S., North Korean top diplomats trade barbs over sanctions, pace of denuclearization

Amid smiles and diplomatic niceties, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart exchanged barbs and accusations Saturday in Singapore.<p>Washington warned no sanctions would be lifted until North Korea fully denuclearizes and Pyongyang countered it would not be bullied.<p>At a …

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North Korea's Foreign Minister Shoots Back at U.S. Over Sanctions Warnings

(SINGAPORE) — The North Korean foreign minister has shot back at the U.S. over its warning to other countries against violating international …

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U.S. envoy hands letter from Trump for Kim to North Korean minister

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A U.S. diplomat handed over a letter for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korea’s foreign minister at a meeting Singapore on Saturday, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said. Sung Kim, the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, who has …

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US envoy hands letter from Trump for Kim to North Korean minister

A U.S. diplomat handed over a letter for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korea’s foreign minister at a …

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North Korea claims 'alarm' at U.S. 'moves' to 'go back to the old' antagonism

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Saturday insisted his country is proceeding in good faith with leader Kim Jong Un's pledge to …

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Pompeo delivers Trump's letter to N. Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in Singapore to deliver a letter from President Donald Trump. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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Trump sends response letter to Kim

JAKARTA – A U.S. diplomat handed over a letter for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korea’s foreign minister …

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China reiterates continued support for denuclearization process of Korean Peninsula

China will continue to work with all relevant parties to help push forward the denuclearization process of the Korean Peninsula, Chinese State …

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