Tag Archives: Kim Jong

Explainer: Despite warning of ‘new path,’ North Korea’s o...

01 January, 2019 5:08 pm 5:08 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – In his New Year address on Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned he might take a “new path” if Washington maintains sanctions amid his country’s push for economic development, but experts say it may be too late to change the trajectory of negotiations. Kim did not specify what the new … Read More

N Korea leader Kim Jong Un expected to visit Russia soon: South Korea’...

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to visit Russia soon, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping is also expected to travel to North Korea. Moon spoke of the imminent travel plans of the North Korean and Chinese leaders during a Cabinet meeting a … Read More

Chairs placed in glass, diagrams of footsteps: Kim Jong Un’s visits m...

09 September, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – At the Kim Jong Suk cosmetics factory in Pyongyang, a North Korean tour guide dressed in traditional costume gestured to a wall of photos framed in brass and red velvet. “On that day, the beloved supreme leader gave us a valuable lesson that he will make our country’s cosmetics industry world-class level,” … Read More

North Korea’s Kim asks Trump for another meeting in new letter

09 September, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asking for a second meeting and the White House is already looking at scheduling one, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday. The two leaders have been discussing North Korea’s nuclear programme since their June 12 summit, … Read More

No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flo...

09 September, 2018 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development, to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s founding. Line upon line of goose-stepping soldiers and columns of tanks shook the ground before giving way to chanting crowds waving flags … Read More

Trump expecting ‘positive’ letter from North Korea’s Kim ...

09 September, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Friday a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which he believes will be positive, is on its way to him, a day after expressing fresh optimism about a denuclearisation deal. “I know that a letter is being delivered to me, a … Read More