American analytical center RAND introduced the report, which contained the scenarios of possible attacks by the DPRK on South Korea with artillery.
The document offers five scenarios:
North Korea continues to develop nuclear weapons, and some countries consider that she might develop miniature nuclear devices, writes Reuters, citing a confidential UN report.
The report of independent experts supervising UN sanctions, given the conclusions of a number of countries that the last six nuclear tests in North Korea probably helped her to develop a "miniature nuclear device that can be placed in the warheads of ballistic missiles," writes the Agency.
The Council of the EU on Thursday agreed to the introduction of individual restrictive measures against citizens and organizations of Russia, China and North Korea for cyber attacks that threaten the EU and member States, said in a statement from the EU Council.
The restrictive measures (asset freeze and travel ban in the EU) involve six individuals: four citizens of Russia and two to China and three organizations from Russia, China and North Korea.
The DPRK still has not fixed any case of disease COVID-19, reported on Thursday official organ of the Korean workers party newspaper "Rodong Sinmun".
The DPRK on July 26, said that escaped 3 years ago in Kazakhstan the person again illegally crossed the military demarcation line between South and North Korea on July 19 and was arrested on suspicion of COVID-19 in the city of Kaesong. The tests showed "undefined result". He was placed in a rigid quarantine, the authorities identify those who had contact with him for tests and placed them in isolation.
The newly appointed Minister of unification Lee In Yeong reiterated that South Korea is ready to cooperate with the DPRK in anti-COVID-19 and serious about a situation with a possible appearance of infected in the North Korean city of Kaesong near the inter-Korean border, said Yonhap news Agency.
"We are serious about quarantine in Kaesong and around and closely monitoring the situation... If it is possible to operate (with the DPRK – ed.) to combat the coronavirus, I think we should operate, always, not only in Kaesong but also at any point of North Korea", - said the Minister.
North Korea in early July conducted a test of anti-ship missiles as part of the regular exercises, reports Yonhap news Agency citing South Korean military.
As the Agency notes, this test is not reported in the media, as neither the South Korean military, neither the media, the DPRK announced the launch of a rocket. According to sources, the missiles "sea-view" was released from the ship in the sea of Japan on July 6 and flew less than 100 miles.
DPRK authorities recommended that the staff of diplomatic missions in the country to adhere to anticorrosiveness measures "in connection with the threat of an outbreak in the city of Kaesong deadly and destructive disasters" after reports first case of suspected infection by the coronavirus in the country, said the Russian Embassy in Pyongyang.
Earlier it was reported that DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN decided to close Kaesong, and to isolate areas from each other as a preventive measure after reports first case of suspected infection with a new type of coronavirus in the country. On Tuesday the Central cable Agency of Korea (KCNA) reported that the DPRK has strengthened anti-epidemic measures and shut down Kaesong on the border with South Korea.
The DPRK has strengthened anti-epidemic measures and shut down Kaesong, on the border with South Korea. This was announced by the Central news Agency (KCNA).
It is reported that the authorities took the decision after an emergency meeting of the Politburo of the ruling party. Although these measure are taken on the background of the worldwide distribution of the infection COVID-19, the KCNA virus is not expressly mentioned. Earlier, the Central newspaper of the Republic, "Rodong Sinmun" reported the threat of a catastrophe in the city.
North Korean leader Kim Jong UN said that the forces of military and strategic deterrence of the DPRK as a country possessing nuclear weapons will forever ensure her peaceful existence and national security, reports the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
Kim Jong-UN made this statement in his congratulatory speech at the 6th national gathering of veterans, held Monday in honor of the 67th anniversary of the end of the Korean war 1950-53.
The man, identified by South Korean media as a defector, returned to the DPRK, has not been sick with coronavirus, was reported in the Central headquarters for liquidation of emergencies of RK.
The DPRK on Sunday said that previously escaped to the South a citizen three years later, again illegally crossed the military demarcation line on 19 July, returned to the country. He suspected COVID-19, the results of the tests showed uncertain results. This man was placed in a rigid quarantine, the authorities identify those who had contact with him, for the evaluations and placing them in isolation.
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN decided to close Kaesong, and to isolate areas from each other as a preventive measure after reports first case of suspected infection with the new coronavirus in the country, informs the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).
Politburo of the workers ' party of Korea convened an emergency meeting chaired by the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN to consider the situation in the city of Kaesong, where it was recorded suspected infection with coronavirus.
The DPRK Sunday announced the first case of suspected infection with the new coronavirus in the country, according to KCNA.
It happened in the city of Kaesong. As specified, on 19 July people with suspected COVID-19 returned to the country illegally breaking the military demarcation line between South and North.
The specialists of "Kaspersky Lab" has fixed a new targeted attack known North Korean hacker group Lazarus in Russia, said in a statement.
According to experts, at least since the spring of 2018 APT-group (target) Lazarus conducts attacks using advanced framework (the platform that defines the structure of a software system - ed.) is MATA. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that he can hack the device regardless of what operating system it runs - Windows, Linux or macOS.
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN has criticized the construction of the new headquarters of the Pyongyang city hospital and demanded to fire all those responsible, according to the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).
According to him, Kim Jong-UN supervised on-site construction of the hospital and was "highly appreciated the labor feats the builders", but made a severe comments for "serious deficiencies identified in the economic and organizational work associated with the construction."
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN on Saturday presided over the enlarged meeting of the Central military Commission of the ruling workers ' party of Korea, where he discussed further strengthening of forces, "military deterrence," reports the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
After the expanded portion of the meeting held another closed meeting. "In the course of the closed session of the CEC of the party reviewed the strategic objectives and readiness for operations and mobilization leading military units in connection with the Korean Peninsula military situation and potential military threat, and discussed key issues to further strengthen the forces of military deterrence," reports KCNA.
North Korea has developed a vaccine candidate against COVID-19, reported on a North Korean website about the scientific achievements of the "Mire" ("Future").
According to the portal, scientists at the research center of the Institute of medicine studies of medicine and biology has developed recombinant subunit vaccine based on genetic sequence, thorn S-protein from the membrane of the coronavirus that is associated with the angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) human in the membranes of our cells, thus attaching it to the cage.
The speaker of South Korean National Assembly Pak Ben SOK of Korea proposed to hold talks between the parliaments of the two countries.
"Inter-Korean relations are crucial for the Korean Peninsula. The National Assembly takes the first step, I officially invite the representative of the Supreme people's Assembly of the DPRK to negotiate between the parliaments of the North and South," said Pak Ben SOK in his speech in Parliament at a ceremony to mark the 72nd Day of the Constitution.
The special envoys on the DPRK from the United States and South Korea met in Seoul and discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula, inter-Korean cooperation and the resumption of negotiations with North Korea, reports Yonhap news Agency.
The US special envoy on North Korea Stephen Behan arrived in Seoul on 7th July and has already held meetings with key South Korean diplomats, including foreign Minister Kang Kyong Hwa and her the first Deputy Cho Se Ena, a meeting which lasted about an hour. The sides discussed North Korea, coronavirus and cooperation between the ROK and the United States. After that, began met with his counterpart special envoy of the foreign Ministry of South Korea on issues of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula To Hoon.
Pyongyang does not intend to negotiate with Washington on this, as reported by the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA), said the head of the Department of the foreign Ministry of the DPRK on the US Kwon Jeong-Geun.
As noted by the KCNA, the North Korean foreign Ministry earlier "clearly indicated" in the statement regarding the "late "rumors on the summit of the DPRK and the USA." The statement of the representative of the foreign Ministry said that the US "strongly cling to the hostile policy" against North Korea, not ready to propose any new terms and use this subject to resolve the political crisis, therefore, North Korea sees no need for negotiations at the highest level and was shocked by reports of a possible summit.
The DPRK respects the choice of Russians to support the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on national voting, reads the statement of the representative of the foreign Ministry of the Republic.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on amendments to the Constitution, they entered into force on 4 July. Earlier, the amendments have been approved in the nationwide vote.
The Nakhodka city court on Friday appointed four years in a General regime colony, one of three North Korean fishermen who attacked border guards in Primorye last autumn, told RIA Novosti the representative of the court.
According to investigators, in September 2019 coastal guards found in the Japanese sea a fishing vessel under the flag of the DPRK, whose crew illegally caught squid. The detention of the vessel 17 fishermen, armed with the materials at hand, attacked the guards. Three defendants struck with wooden sticks many blows three servicemen, causing damage to health of medium gravity, noted the result. In relation to the three fishermen of the case submitted to the court.
DPRK leader Kim Jong UN said that the country could not allow the coronavirus to its territory thanks to the Central Committee of the workers ' party and the cohesion of the people, reports Central news Agency (KCNA).
It is reported that Kim Jong-UN on Thursday took part in an expanded meeting of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the workers ' party of Korea.
Special adviser to the President of South Korea moon Jae-In on diplomacy and national security issues mun Jeong-In said in an interview with JTBC, the region remains uncertain and urged the DPRK leadership to take steps for the resumption of inter-Korean cooperation.
"North Korea needs to emerge some time later. It is critical that North Korea responded (to our appeal – ed.) as there is a need to find ways to change the situation while we're trying with great patience to maintain stability," he said.
The South Korean authorities are preparing to deny the license on the activities of two non-profit organizations, whose actions led to the aggravation of inter-Korean relations, according to news Agency Yonhap.
According to him, the Ministry of national unification Republic of Korea held hearings regarding the so-called "Coalition of the movement for free North Korea" and "Chinsen" before you deny them permission.
North Korea did not carry out demonstrations against the United States on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war, reports Yonhap news Agency.
According to the Agency, the DPRK every year in the past carried out mass anti-American rallies in Kim Il sung square in Pyongyang on June 25, but missed the event in 2018 and 2019, after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN and U.S. President Donald trump in Singapore and Hanoi.
The US President Donald trump said that Russia, China and North Korea it is easier to deal with than American Democrats.
He noted that "Democrats never want to allocate money for the army for whatever reason." "You have no idea what I went through with these people (Democrats - ed.)", the President added, referring to the workers.
"Delay" by North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, the implementation of the plans of the General staff of military measures and of the campaign against South Korea - no more than a temporary respite, and Seoul must seriously consider their next steps, I think South Korean experts.
On Wednesday it became known that the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN on 23 June held a provisional meeting of the fifth session of the Central military Commission of the workers ' party of Korea of the seventh convocation, which decided to postpone the General staff presented a plan of military action against South Korea. After that, according to Yonhap news Agency, North Korean Internet resources began to remove articles criticizing the South Korean government and the DPRK military at the border dismantled the speakers, which only had begun to set.
Inter-Korean relations can return to normal, if to start a dialogue on economic cooperation between the two countries without reference to the negotiations, the U.S.-DPRK and also offer quite a large and ongoing projects, I believe South Korean experts.
On Wednesday it became known that the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN on June 23 ordered will be delayed by the General staff presented the plan of measures against South Korea. Then the North Korean Internet resources began to remove articles criticizing the South Korean government and the DPRK military at the border dismantled the speakers, which only had begun to set.
The Korean war – an armed conflict of 1950-1953 between the Democratic people's Republic of (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea), one of the largest local wars of the XX century.
The war was fought with the participation of the DPRK side of the military contingent of China and military personnel and units of the Soviet air force on the side of South Korea by the armed forces of the United States and of the several States as part of the multinational UN forces.
Appeared today after reports that the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN has decided to postpone a plan of military action against South Korea, North Korea Internet resources, designed for foreign propaganda began to remove articles criticizing the sending of anti-North Korean leaflets, reports South Korean Yonhap news Agency.
According to him, websites "Korea today", "Echo of unification" and "Echo", disappeared 13 articles published in the midnight, 6 hours before the publication of the decisions taken at the previous meeting of the fifth session of the Central military Commission of the workers ' party of Korea chaired by Kim Jong-UN.
Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN has decided to postpone the General staff presented a plan of military action against the South, informs the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).
The decision of the Korean leader has received during a preliminary meeting of the fifth session of the Central military Committee of Labour party of Korea the seventh convocation. It reviewed the main projects of military policy, reports and resolutions that will be submitted to the fifth session of the CEC TPK of the seventh convocation, as well as documents reflecting the "state action for further strengthening the military deterrent force of the country."
Former White house adviser for national security John Bolton said that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN originally wanted to hold a summit with US President Donald trump in Pyongyang or Panmunjom, as I didn't want to be away from the North Korean capital and does not like to fly.
This is stated in his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," which went on sale Tuesday.
Balloons with anti-North Korean leaflets sent on the eve of the South Korean nongovernmental organization "Alliance of movements for the freedom of Korea," from the frontier town of Paju on the West coast of the Korean Peninsula, was found on South Korean territory, 70 kilometers southwest of the launch site, according to Yonhap news Agency, citing the police.
Vinyl balls with a diameter of 2-3 meters, was found hanging on a tree in a mountainous area of the County hongcheon-gun province Cansado. Next also discovered several leaflets. The posters, attached to balloons, photos of Kim Jong UN, Kim Il sung, younger sister of the current leader of the DPRK Kim Yu-Jeong, and calls not to forget the history of the Korean war and to rise up against "aggressors and murderers of their own nation."
Personal attitude of the President of the United States Donald trump to Russian leader Vladimir Putin was a mystery, says ex-White house adviser for national security John Bolton.
This is stated in his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," which went on sale Tuesday.
Six members of South Korean nongovernmental organization "Alliance of movements for the freedom of Korea" on Monday evening launched towards the DPRK 20 large balls with half a million leaflets telling about "the truth about the horrors of the Korean war," reads the press release of the organization at the disposal of RIA Novosti.
The leaflets were launched from the village of Tahini pertaining to border city Paju. The village is located 7 km from the river Imjingang, which is on the West coast of the Korean Peninsula is the military demarcation line separating North and South Korea. 20 kilometers North-West from this place is the Kaesong industrial complex, where earlier in response to the ongoing sending of propaganda leaflets by South Korean activists had blown up the inter-Korean liaison office.
Undermining inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong is not a violation of the provisions of the agreement between South Korea and North Korea on the reduction of military tension in the region, as it has no relation to him, said on Monday the head of the South Korean Ministry of defense Jung Kyung Doo.
"It (the undermining of the office of communications – ed.) has nothing to do with the agreement of 19 September. The agreement concerns the various measures to prevent direct and accidental military conflicts and has no relation to the inter-Korean liaison office", - quotes Agency Renhap of a word of the Minister.
Russian practice relates to materials for official use only greater part of published former US presidential Advisor Donald trump, John Bolton information, but this is not the case of Moscow, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"We can say that, as far as we can tell from available materials, this book Bolton largely provides information related to his professional activities associated with the negotiations, with meetings at the highest level", - said Peskov told reporters, answering the question: are the Kremlin to see the coming book.
The DPRK re-establishes on the border of the propaganda loudspeakers that was previously dismantled on the basis of agreements with South Korea, according to Yonhap news Agency, citing a military source.
According to him, the South Korean military noticed relevant activity in the areas of forward-deployed North Korean troops. Repeaters are reported to be deployed at several points of the demilitarized zone.
South Korea threatened to give a "military response" if North Korea will launch into its territory drones to spread propaganda leaflets, said Monday the news Agency Yonhap, citing a source in the command of South Korean armed forces.
"If they used tools such as drones, then there is nothing left, how to give a military response", - quotes Agency the words of the source.
The memoirs of former US presidential Advisor John Bolton distort the truth about the talks between Washington, Pyongyang and Seoul, said the administration of President of South Korea.
The representative of the administration on Monday told reporters the position in relation to the book of the head of the national security office of Chong Yy Ena. He believes that Bolton, in his book only expressed his "personal vision" of what is happening, including negotiations of senior officials of the DPRK, the United States and South Korea, which "does not reflect the reality and in many ways distorts it."
Publishers and printers of Pyongyang all levels printed 12 million propaganda leaflets for distribution in South Korea, informs the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea.
Yesterday the Agency reported that the DPRK authorities are not going to revise the plan for distribution of leaflets in South Korea after Seoul's calls to abandon the idea.
The Ministry of unification of South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to "immediately" abandon its plan for the return sending propaganda leaflets to South Korean territory, reports Yonhap news Agency.
Earlier, North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA) reported that North Korea has begun preparing leaflets for the campaign against South Korea. Promising South Korean government "hard times" and "Nemesis", the Agency reported that the mass of leaflets and campaign materials for distribution in the South already in print, and students of various institutions are preparing to begin sending them and "struggle" as soon as North Korea will allow the entrance to the border zone.
North Korea has begun producing leaflets for campaigning against South Korea, reports, North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
Promising South Korean government "hard times" and "Nemesis", the KCNA reported that leaflets and campaign materials for mass distribution in the South already in print, and students of various institutions are prepared to "struggle" as soon as North Korea will allow entrance to the border zone.
Reaction to the article of the Russian President about the Second world war will ensue not only from the American public due to the well selected and time magazine and Vladimir Putin expressed ideas on the difficulties in the work of the UN must be discussed at the highest level, said RIA Novosti Professor of political science at Cairo University and the American University of Cairo Tarek Fahmy.
The website of the Kremlin and "Russian newspaper" published an article on Friday, the Russian President called "75 years of Victory: a shared responsibility before history and the future". The article was also published in the American journal the National Interest. Putin in the article in particular, called irresponsible calls to abolish the right of veto of the permanent members of the UN security Council. The Russian leader also wrote that the UN system is experiencing some difficulties in the work and not as effective, but performs its main functions - the prevention of wars and global conflicts.
The President of South Korea, moon Jae-In on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of unification Kim Yong-Chul, said the presidential administration of RK.
Earlier it was reported that the Minister of national unification of South Korea filed Wednesday in resignation, "taking full responsibility for the deterioration of inter-Korean relations"