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Kim Jong Un fan clubs mushroom in South Korea amid warming ties

WHILE Kim Jong Un has long been regarded as a dictator in South Korea, the North Korean leader can expect a warm welcome from a portion of his estranged neighbours who have set up fan clubs in anticipation of his future visits.

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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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Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korean leader says

Donald Trump wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to know that he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday, a day after meeting the U.S. president at an economic summit in Argentina.

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North Korean soldier flees to South as Trump talks up second Kim summit

Another North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early on Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to reduce military tensions.

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S Korea defies US diktat, continues efforts to strengthen inter-Korean relations

South Korea is continuing its efforts to improve relations with North Korea, with its Unification ministry announcing on Monday that the countries are in talks to launch joint railway inspections this week.

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North Korean Officials Attend Peace Forum in South Korea

At the 2018 International Convention for Peace and Prosperity in Asia Pacific in Gyong, Gyeonggi province in South Korea, a North Korean official asked Asian nations to support the peace process between the two countries.

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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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On North Korea, the South’s Leader Has One Key Point: Kim Jong-un Is Different

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea takes every opportunity to describe Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, as a “young and candid” strategist, one who is ready to bargain away his nuclear arsenal to secure economic growth for his impoverished nation.

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South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization at Sept summit

A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step toward denuclearization of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end the Korean War, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.

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Three South Korean firms imported North Korean coal in breach of sanctions: customs service

Three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of U.N. sanctions, South Korea’s customs agency said on Friday.

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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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North Korean leader inspects island areas near China

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited island areas near China, the country’s state media said Saturday, marking his first inspection following his historic summit with the US leader, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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Japan, South Korea in talks with U.S to avert damage from Iran sanctions

Japan and South Korea, two major buyers of Iranian oil, are in talks with the U.S. government in a bid to avoid adverse impacts from Washington’s reimposition of sanctions aimed at cutting Iran out of international markets.

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US indefinitely suspends some more training exercises with S.Korea

The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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