Diplomatic moves in Tokyo, Seoul and Pyongyang precede Trump-Kim summit

Diplomatic moves in Tokyo, Seoul and Pyongyang precede Trump-Kim summit

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2019 U.S. envoy Steve Biegun led an American delegation that arrived in Pyongyang on Feb. 6 for denuclearization talks with North Korean counterpart Kim Hyok-Chol. The U.S. delegation’s arrival in North Korea was one of a flurry of region-wide diplomatic moves ahead of a second summit between President Donald Trump […]

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 The administration of liberal President Moon Jae-In is engaged in a “fake peace” process with an “unreliable” Kim Jong-Un regime, a group of more than 400 retired South Korean generals said in a pair of statements. Moon met with Kim three times last year and has invited the North […]

Tensions building as summit looms: High stakes for Trump, Kim, CIA, China

Tensions building as summit looms: High stakes for Trump, Kim, CIA, China

by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2019 As he prepares for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, U.S. President Donald Trump is hitting back at critics who claim there has been little progress made from the first summit’s stated goal of the North’s denuclearization. “The Fake News Media loves saying ‘so little happened […]

Pro-North Korea groups ‘popping up like mushrooms’ in South, prompting conservative backlash

Pro-North Korea groups ‘popping up like mushrooms’ in South, prompting conservative backlash

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2018 More than a dozen groups have been formed in South Korea to welcome North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in advance of his anticipated visit to Seoul. Kim Soo-Geun, who founded a youth group called “Welcome Committee for a Great Man”, is seeking to run a subway advertisement to welcome […]

Report: Kim Jong-Un confided fears to Seoul’s pro-North leader

Report: Kim Jong-Un confided fears to Seoul’s pro-North leader

by WorldTribune Staff, November 8, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told South Korean President Moon Jae-In during one of their summit meetings that the North was wary of giving up a list of its nuclear arsenal and facilities, fearing it could embolden the Untied States to attack, a South Korean official said. South Korean […]

Tensions surface between Seoul and White House over North Korea strategy

Tensions surface between Seoul and White House over North Korea strategy

by WorldTribune Staff, October 12, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump’s comment that South Korea’s government of President Moon Jae-In would not move to lift sanctions on North Korea “without our approval” apparently did not sit well with some officials in Seoul. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Hwa had said that Seoul was reviewing the lifting […]

‘One’ step forward: Pompeo visits Pyongyang on heels of Pence address slamming Beijing

‘One’ step forward: Pompeo visits Pyongyang on heels of Pence address slamming Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has agreed to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump “as early as possible,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 7 after meeting with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang. Pompeo is scheduled to visit Beijing on Oct. 8, […]

U.S. sanctions Turkish company for selling weapons, luxury goods to N. Korea

U.S. sanctions Turkish company for selling weapons, luxury goods to N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2018 The United States has sanctioned a Turkish company which attempted to sell weapons and luxury goods to North Korea, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Oct. 4. Sanctions were imposed on SIA Falcon International Group along with its CEO and general manager and a North Korean diplomat for breaching […]

U.S. set to restart talks with North; Kim vows to permanently shut down missile test site

U.S. set to restart talks with North; Kim vows to permanently shut down missile test site

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2018 The United States is prepared to resume talks with North Korea on denuclearization following North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s summit this week with South Korean President Moon Jae-In. Kim told reporters on Sept. 19 during a joint announcement with Moon: “We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a […]

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he maintains faith in U.S. President Donald Trump and pledged to take “more active” measures toward denuclearization if his moves are met with corresponding goodwill measures. The North Korean leader made the comments during a meeting in Pyongyang on Sept. 5 with a […]

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