The latest news and views about North Korea
US Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim has held a meeting with South Korean Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk in Seoul.
North Korea says the United States exercises "double standards" in its approach to Pyongyang's weapons program. The announcement was made in a reply to the United Nations Security Council meeting over the recent ballistic missile test by Pyongyang.
The United State has called for a “sustained and substantive dialogue” with North Korea over the country’s nuclear programme. This was announced by the US ambassador to the United Nations (UN) after the Security Council meeting over North Korea's latest missile launch. In September and October, Pyongyang conducted a series of new missile tests.
North Korea has confirmed it tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Tuesday. The fire became Pyongyang’s first of its kind since 2019, prompting international outrage.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed the launch of a ballistic missile by the neighboring North towards the Sea of Japan on Tuesday. In September, Pyongyang conducted a series of new missile tests.
Pyongyang has accused the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of applying double standard over missile tests by the member states. The UNSC held an emergency meeting on Friday over North Korea's recent missile launches but failed to agree on a joint statement.
North Korea said on Thursday it has test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile. This comes two days after Pyongyang announced testing of a new hypersonic missile and one day after its leader Kim Jung Un snubbed US offer for talks due to continuing US “hostile policy”.
The Korean People's Army (KPA) successfully test-fired a new “hypersonic missile” on Tuesday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Wednesday. The move comes after Pyongyang’s representative to the United Nations has said the country has the “righteous right” to test weapons because of the “hostile” policies directed against it.
South Korea on Sunday urged North Korea to restore the hotline between the two countries, after Pyongyang proposed an offer for an inter-Korean summit.
The sister of North Korean leader says Pyongyang is open to another summit with the neighboring south if mutual “respect” and “impartiality” between the two countries can be guaranteed.
North Korea has refused to agree to a formal end to the Korean War, which ended in 1953 with an armistice but not through a formal treaty.
North Korea has blasted South Korea’s recent submarine-missile launch, slamming Seoul’s attempt as “sloppy” and “self-comforting”.
Satellite images show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex.
Member states of the UN Security Council have gathered behind closed doors for an emergency meeting about North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test, which they consider a “major threat”, according to France’s ambassador to the UN, Nicolas de Riviere.
South Korea says it successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Wednesday. This comes after Seoul claimed that North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced on Wednesday that the neighboring North had fired what is believed to be two ballistic missiles towards the exclusive economic zone of Japan.
North Korea denounced the US-led war in Afghanistan as a "human rights crime", accusing Washington of committing "atrocities of mass destruction" against innocent people of the war-hit country.
US President Donald Trump has made history as the first sitting American president to step onto North Korean soil.
A political analyst says the agreement reached between the US and North Korean leaders is mostly in the interests of Pyongyang.
Hassan Beheshtipour, a senior international expert, says a secret agreement between China and the US was the main factor that forced North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to sit for talks with US President Donald Trump.
An Iranian political analyst believes the agreement signed by US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday can prepare the grounds for the possible reunification of the two Koreas.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, June 13, and picked headlines from 29 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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