Friday, October 7, 2022

Iran-North Korea Relations

N Korea slams France, Canada over dispatching plane near Peninsula

North Korea has denounced France and Canada for sending patrol aircraft near the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang has called the move "military provocation" endangering the security situation in the region.

North Korea refuses US offer for talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rejected US proposal for dialogue, calling it a cover for Washington’s hostile attitude toward Pyongyang.

Seoul says North Korea launches ‘unidentified projectile’

South Korea says its Northern neighbor fired an “unidentified projectile” into the East Sea on Tuesday. It comes hours after the United States announced its readiness to meet with the Pyongyang leaders without preconditions.

IAEA worried about North Korea’s nuclear program

The United Nations atomic watchdog has warned that North Korea’s nuclear program is progressing “full steam ahead”.

Iran Says Seizure of South Korean Vessel ‘A Completely Technical Issue’

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.

Iran Calls for Further Development of Ties with N Korea

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated North Korea on its national day, calling for further enhancement of bilateral relations between Tehran and Pyongyang.

Iran, North Korea Must Stand against US Bullying: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the United States is the enemy of the Islamic Republic and North Korea, and both nations must stand against the US bullying.

Zarif Meets Envoys of Iraq, Czech, Bulgaria, N Korea, Nicaragua

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate meetings with the new ambassadors of four countries and the outgoing ambassador of Iraq in Tehran.

Iranian Feature Wins Top Award at North Korean Festival

Iranian movie "Orange Days", directed by Arash Lahouti, has won the Best Film Award at Pyongyang International Film Festival in North Korea.

US’ Policy towards Iran ‘Deceptive, Hostile’: North Korea

North Korea's state media have slammed the "deceptive" US approach toward the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Zarif’s Visit to N Korea Sends Clear Message to US: Analyst

A senior expert says the upcoming visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to North Korea is to send this clear message to the US that if Washington decides to exert more pressure on Iran, the Islamic Republic will show more resistance and get closer to the US’ opponents.

Iran FM Says to Visit North Korea Soon

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he is planning to visit North Korea in the near future.

Iran Congratulates North Korea on 70th Foundation Anniversary

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the North Korean nation and government on the 70th anniversary of the Day of the Foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of the Korea, which is annually marked on September 9.

Tehran, Pyongyang Ready for Closer Ties amid US Sanctions

On an official visit to Tehran, North Korea’s foreign minister highlights his country’s cordial and old-age relations with Iran, expressing satisfaction with growing bilateral relations amid US economic pressure on both states.

US Not Trustworthy, Iran President Warns N. Korea

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned North Korea against trusting the US, saying that the Trump administration is unreliable and leaves international agreements unilaterally.

Iranian, North Korean FMs Hold Talks in Tehran

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday held talks with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho, who is on an official visit to Tehran.

“N. Korea FM’s Tuesday Talks in Tehran Limited to Bilateral Ties”

Discussions between North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho and Iranian officials during the former’s upcoming visit to Tehran will be limited to bilateral relations, an informed source said.

“Iran’s Compromise with US Means Death of Islamic Revolution”

Chief-Commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari says any compromise with the United States will be equal to the demise of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iran Not Optimistic Trump Remains Committed to N. Korea Deal

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the country welcomes any attempt to restore peace and stability to the Korean Peninsula but at the same time is not optimistic that US President Donald Trump would remain committed to his pledges.

US-North Korea Talks Beneficial If They Lead to De-Escalation: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the upcoming talks between the US and North Korea will be fruitful only if they manage to reduce tension in the Korean Peninsula.

Iran Welcomes Recent Détente on Korean Peninsula

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the positive developments and de-escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula.

Iran FM Holds Talks with Counterparts in Baku

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met a number of his counterparts from across the world on the sidelines of the ministerial conference of the Non-Aligned Movement in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku.

‘Trump Accuses Iran of Aiding N. Korea to Deflect Attention from US Breach of Promises’

An Iranian legislator says the US president is accusing Tehran of giving financial aid to Pyongyang only to deviate the international community’s attention from Washington’s breach of commitments.

North Korea Crisis, Great Opportunity for Iran: Analyst

A former Iranian diplomat says the crisis in the Korean Peninsula will benefit independent countries, including Iran.

Iranian FM, Japanese PM’s Envoy Discuss N. Korea Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and visiting Japanese PM’s Envoy Masahiko Komura have discussed issues of mutual interest, particularly the North Korea developments, in a meeting in Tehran.

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