The United States said that it opposes a draft resolution proposed by China and Russia that would terminate UN sanctions on key North Korean exports, calling the measure “premature” at a time when Pyongyang is threatening to conduct “an escalated provocation” and is refusing to meet with US officials to discuss denuclearisation.
Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, was an informant for the CIA whose operatives met him on several occasions, according to a media report. Kim was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2017 when two women smeared his face with what appeared to be a nerve gas. Continue Reading
US authorities have arrested a former marine in connection with a mysterious February raid on North Korea’s embassy in Spain during which masked assailants roughed-up staff and stole computers, the media reported Saturday. Continue Reading
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump, saying he’ll ‘wait with patience and in good faith’ to work toward a common goal, the North’s state media reported Thursday. Despite Kim’s determination for another meeting with Trump, the two remain at odds over fundamental issues. Continue Reading
Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year speech Tuesday after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement. Continue Reading