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Report: Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit Seoul this year

South Korea’s presidential office concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not likely to visit Seoul before the end of the year, a government official told South Korean media Wednesday.

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From ‘strategic patience’ to ‘maximum pressure’: obstacles to progress remain in pushing North Korea on its nuclear weapons

Nobody was surprised when, on November 16, the ruling Workers Party of Korea announced that Kim Jong-un had “supervised a newly developed ultra-modern tactical weapon test”.

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N.Korea Still Producing Nuke Materials at Yongbyon

North Korea may still be trying to produce more nuclear materials, U.S. nuclear experts believe.

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North Korea ‘hiding missile bases’, US researchers say

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump’s signature foreign policy initiative.

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Iran, South Korea Agree Cross-Currency Trade

South Korea and Iran have agreed to switch to national currencies in trade exchanges as the sides aim to strengthen relations despite the US sanctions on Tehran.

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S Korea’s SK to resume Iranian South Pars condensate imports in early 2019

South Korea’s SK Innovation said Tuesday it is preparing to resume imports of South Pars condensate from Iran for early January delivery after the country secured a US sanctions waiver, but would also continue to diversity its sources of crude and condensate supply.

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North Korea grants humanitarian release to Japanese tourist

North Korea has said it is freeing a detained Japanese tourist on humanitarian grounds.

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N.Korea Agrees to Missile Site Inspection

North Korea has agreed to let the International Civil Aviation Organization inspect its missile facilities, Japan’s Kyodo News reported Sunday.

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N Korea accuses US of toughening sanctions

North Korea on Thursday accused select senior United States officials of attempting to further strengthen international sanctions imposed on the reclusive nation.

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North Korea foreign minister to visit Iran on Tuesday

North Korea’s foreign minister Ri Yong Ho is due to visit Iran on Tuesday, Iranian media reported on Saturday.North Korea’s foreign minister Ri Yong Ho is due to visit Iran on Tuesday, Iranian media reported on Saturday.

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North Korea has 2.6 million ‘modern slaves,’ new report estimates

North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery in the world, with 1 out of every 10 citizens victims under the practice, according to estimates included in a new report.

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N. Korea Breached UN Sanctions by Shipping Coal via S. Korea Last Year

North Korea reportedly transported its coal to a third country via South Korea last year in violation of UN sanctions.

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S Korea dismisses US’ renewed demand of cost sharing on strategic assets

South Korea has declined a renewed demand from the United States to share the costs of deploying U.S.

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North Korea making ‘rapid’ upgrades to nuclear reactor despite summit pledges

North Korea has continued to upgrade its only known nuclear reactor used to fuel its weapons program, satellite imagery has shown, despite ongoing negotiations with the US and a pledge to denuclearise.

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un says he will work with China to secure ‘true peace’

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un said he will work with China to secure “true peace” on Wednesday, as Beijing seeks to take the driving seat in fast-paced diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons.

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South Korea ‘flexible’ on timing, format of ending Korean War – Foreign Minister

South Korea aims to formally end the Korean War within this year but will be flexible on the specific timing and format, as the process requires consultations with Pyongyang and Washington, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported its top diplomat as saying on Monday.

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