US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that his CIA chief secretly met with Kim Jong-un in North Korea and said "a good relationship was formed" heading into the adversaries' anticipated summit.
North Korean Ambassador to Iran Gang Sam Hyun accompanied by a diplomatic delegation visited the national library of Iran and held talks with the Director of Iran National Library and Archives (INLA) Ashraf Boroujerdi.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un acknowledged the prospect of talks with the United States, state media reported Tuesday, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with US President Donald Trump.
China appreciated North Korea’s “important efforts” to ease tension on the Korean Peninsula, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told the North’s foreign minister on Tuesday, hours after he called on all sides to stay focused on talks.
US President Donald Trump says his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will go forward, but the policy of pressure and sanctions against Pyongyang will continue “at all cost” until it denuclearizes.
North Korea’s nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles could now reach Germany and central Europe, a top German intelligence official claims, as Pyongyang is currently under crippling UN and US sanctions for its nuclear and missile programs despite existing rapprochement to expand dialog on the divided Korean Peninsula.
The US national security adviser says that the UN Security Council supports President Donald Trump’s intention to keep up maximum pressure on North Korea until there is “real progress” toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Senior officials from Japan and South Korea have reiterated the need for maintaining a regime of sanctions and restrictions on North Korea to force Pyongyang to address concerns about its missile and nuclear programs.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could fizzle without an agreement or it could result in "the greatest deal for the world" to ease nuclear tensions between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump has said he believes North Korea desires to "make peace, "praising the Asian country for its restraint following his declaration of a possible summit between him and leader Kim Jong-un.
President Donald Trump will insist on “concrete, verifiable actions” from North Korea before holding a promised summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the White House said Friday, adding conditions and a note of skepticism to the buoyant mood that surrounded the surprise announcement the night before.