North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified “offensive measures” to protect the country’s security and sovereignty, the North’s state media said on Monday, before his end-of-year deadline for the US to make major concessions to salvage a fragile nuclear diplomacy.
US President Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong-un, at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media said Sunday, amid a nuclear deadlock between Pyongyang and Washington.
Kim Jong-un has accused the US of acting in "bad faith" in talks on its nuclear arsenal, North Korean state media said Friday as he left Russia following his first summit with President Vladimir Putin.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he was looking forward to his first talks with President Vladimir Putin as he arrived in Russia on Wednesday seeking support in Pyongyang's nuclear deadlock with the United States.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he is open to a third summit with US President Donald Trump, but set the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North's state-run media said Saturday.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostility, opened their second summit Wednesday with smiles, hopeful talk and a friendly dinner that will set the stage for the much more difficult talks to come about curbing North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons.
North Korea warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to listen to US critics who were disrupting efforts to improve ties, as its leader, Kim Jong-un, made his way across China by train to a second summit with Trump in Vietnam.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he “believes in” American President Donald Trump, expressing his satisfaction with the progress in talks between officials from the two countries about a second summit to be held between him and the US president.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Beijing for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for an expected second summit with US President Donald Trump.
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.