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North Korea Suspends Military Action Plans Against S. Korea

PYONGYANG, June 24 (NNN-KCNA) – A military meeting of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), decided to suspend the military action plans against South Korea, officials reported today.

The report said that the country’s top leader, Kim Jong Un, presided over the preliminary meeting, for the fifth meeting of the Seventh Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), through a video conference on Tuesday and made the decision.

DPRK To Send Millions Of Leaflets To South Korea In Retaliation

PYONGYANG, June 22 (NNN-KCNA) – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), will soon distribute 12 million leaflets to South Korea, “to make them pay dearly for their crime,” it was reported today.

“As of June 22 (today), various equipment and means of distributing leaflets, including over 3,000 balloons of various types, capable of scattering leaflets deep inside South Korea, have been prepared,” and 12 million leaflets of all kinds have been printed out, the report said.

North Korea blows up inter-Korean office in Kaesong

SEOUL, June 16 (NNN-BERNAMA) — A report from South Korea’s news agency Yonhap said that North Korea blew up the inter-Korean joint liaison office in its border town of Kaesong on Tuesday.

This sharply escalates tensions on the Korean Peninsula after near-daily threats to punish Seoul over anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets, the report said.

The North exploded the liaison office at 2:49 p.m., the unification ministry saying.

Earlier, military sources said that smoke was seen and an explosion was heard from the border town.

DPRK foreign minister lashes out at U.S. policy toward Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, June 12 (Xinhua) -- Ri Son Gwon, foreign minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), criticized the U.S. policy toward Pyongyang on Friday, saying his country will build up more reliable force to cope with the long-term military threats from Washington.

Ri made the remarks on the two-year anniversary of the first DPRK-U.S. summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018, during which the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump signed a joint statement.

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Interference In Inter-Korean Relations

PYONGYANG, June 11 (NNN-KCNA) – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), warned the United States today, not to interfere in the inter-Korean affairs, denouncing the U.S. double-dealing on such issues as “disgusting.”

Kwon Jong Gun, director general of the Department of U.S. Affairs of the Foreign Ministry, said, it was ridiculous for Washington to urge the DPRK to return to diplomacy and cooperation, while keeping close coordination with South Korea.

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South

Seoul, Jun 6 (AP/PTI) North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for failing to prevent activists from sending anti-North Korean leaflets across the border.

The statement by North Korea's ruling Workers' Party on Friday came a day after the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un said her country would end a military agreement reached with South Korea in 2018 to reduce tensions if Seoul fails to stop the activists.

DPRK Fully Supports China’s Decision On National Security Legislation For Hong Kong

PYONGYANG, May 30 (NNN-KCNA) – The Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), said, it fully supports China’s decision on national security legislation for Hong Kong, today.

It is a legitimate step that China adopted to Safeguard National Security, which is based on the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China and the Basic Law of the HKSAR, at the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), a spokesperson for the ministry, said.

DPRK's ruling party holds military meeting to boost armed forces

PYONGYANG, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The ruling party of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has held a military meeting on measures and policies to improve the country's armed forces to defend its sovereignty and stability, the state news agency reported on Sunday.

According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the fourth enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) set forth "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country and putting the strategic armed forces on a high alert operation."

N.Korea leader presides key party to increase nuclear war deterrence

SEOUL, May 24 (NNN-YONHAP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a Central Military Commission meeting and discussed “new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country,” Yonhap news agency reported quoting the country’s state media Sunday.

Also discussed at the enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Workers’ Party were important military steps and organisational and political measures to further bolster up the overall armed forces, according to the Korean Central News Agency.

North Korea halting talks with washington until US election is over

MOSCOW, May 20 (NNN-AGENCIES) — North Korea has halted talks with the United States until the results of the US presidential election in November are known, Russia’s ambassador to Pyongyang told news agencies Wednesday.

President Donald Trump has met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un three times at historic summits and voiced admiration for him, although hopes of striking a comprehensive agreement have faded.

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