North Korea has accused the United States of applying double-standards in its approaches to the two Koreas' military activities, saying Washington’s hostile policy towards Pyongyang is the exact reason behind the prolonged deadlock in denuclearization talks.
The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has denounced as “inappropriate” the recent comments by South Korean president following his country’s ballistic missile test.
South Korea says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) for the first time, becoming the seventh country in the world with the advanced technology.
North Korea has reportedly fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast amid the prolonged deadlock in the denuclearization talks with the United States.
The incoming foreign minister of Iran received more congratulatory messages from his counterparts in different parts of the world who have voiced eagerness to expand political and economic relations with the new Iranian administration.
South Korea has been developing a ballistic missile that can carry a warhead of up to an upgraded 3 tons, according to Seoul’s latest military plan.
Tensions have flared up between Japan and the two Koreas on the anniversary of the end of World War II after two Japanese ministers paid a visit to a controversial shrine in Tokyo, seen as a symbol of Japan’s wartime legacy in East Asia.
North Korea warns the United States and South Korea of risking a “serious security crisis” by choosing to escalate tensions as the two allies gear up to conduct joint military drills on the troubled Korean Peninsula.
North Korea has called for relief from international sanctions as a precondition to resuming denuclearization talks with the United States, South Korean officials say.
Kim Yo-jong, the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has warned that a planned joint US-South Korea military exercise will undercut a renewed push for diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula, state-run media reported.