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.
Six months ago, the world health organization declared the epidemic COVID-19 emergency of international scope. Some countries have already passed the peak of incidence and emerge from the crisis, but nobody relaxes: waiting for new outbreaks. And who argues that the second wave is not: everything is a wave, just very big.
The closest neighbor of China, Vietnam, startled the world, twice turning off the epidemic in the Bud. Flash quickly took control, and although the skeptics were talking about the possibility of fraud statistics in a socialist state, experts of the Vietnamese success is not surprising.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Deputy head of the Department of the Central Committee workers ' party of Korea Kim yo-Jong, is the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, have rejected the possibility of holding a new summit, the DPRK-US to the end of the year. This is stated in its statement, published by the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea.
According to her, the summit will depend on the attitude of heads of the States, and no one can know for sure what decision they will take, but there are a number of reasons why a meeting can not take place.
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.
The US special envoy on North Korea Stephen Behan said that the United States recognize the importance of inter-Korean cooperation and is ready for dialogue with North Korea, which only need to designate a competent negotiator, reports Yonhap news Agency.
Began 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 of the Republic of Korea with the United States. After that, began met with his counterpart, special representative of the foreign Ministry of South Korea on issues of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula To Hoon.
The South Korean authorities expressed readiness to assist the dialogue between the United States and North Korea, despite Pyongyang warning that it sees no need for U.S.-North Korean negotiations.
"Invariable is the stand of the government (South Korea) to make efforts for the early convening of the North Korean-us dialogue aimed at denuclearization and building enduring peace on the Korean Peninsula", - quotes Agency Renhap the statement of the representative of the South Korean Ministry of national unification.
USA "persistently clinging to a 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 he was shocked by reports about a possible summit, the statement said the first Deputy foreign Minister of the DPRK Choi Seon-Hee, published by the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
Earlier, after the aggravation of inter-Korean relations, the media and experts from different countries, and some officials said about the necessity and even the possibility of holding a summit between the DPRK and the United States. Hope to summit before the presidential election in the U.S. was expressed by the leader of South Korea, moon Jae-In. Also from 7 to 9 July is expected to visit South Korea, the US special envoy on North Korea Stephen Began.
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.
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.
"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.
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."
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.
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 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."
Former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton believes that Donald trump during meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN has paid more attention to the posing for the photo, not the importance of the meetings themselves.
"There was considerable emphasis on posing for the photo and the reaction to it, and too little or no attention has been paid to the impact of such meetings on the negotiating position of the United States," said Bolton in an interview with ABC News, excerpts of which were published on Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo wrote in the first summit, the US and the DPRK in 2018, the American President Donald trump carries a complete nonsense, according to the New York Times referring to a book, the former adviser to trump John Bolton, which should be published next week.
According to the publication, Bolton wrote in his book that during the first meeting of the tramp and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN, held in Singapore in June 2018, Pompeo handed him a note in which was written: "He (trump edition) carries a complete nonsense".
The special plane of DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN was made on Wednesday, the flight from Pyongyang to the Eastern coast of the country on the background of aggravation of relations with South Korea, has transferred from Seoul news Agency Yonhap.
Jet an-148, which, presumably, flies, Kim Jong UN, was spotted by asiatically at 10.00 local time (04.00 GMT) and was moving in an easterly direction until the signal disappeared in the province of Hamgyong.
North Korea has begun preparations for destroying inter-Korean liaison office in the Kaesong border a few days ago, placing explosives inside the building, reports Yonhap news Agency citing the head of the national defense Committee in the Parliament of the RK Deputy of the Democratic party Min-Hyung Chul.
According to Min Hong-Chul, preparations began immediately after the statement of the sister of leader Kim Jong-UN Kim-Jeong of the demolition of the office. Saturday night around the building was recorded unusual activity - the movement of traffic.
South Korea requested the possibility of sending a special envoy to the DPRK for talks with the country's leader Kim Jong-UN, but was refused, betraying North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
As reported, first Deputy head of the Department of propaganda and agitation of the Central Committee of the WPK Kim Jeong "strictly forbidden" to agree to such a "disingenuous offer", as it is nothing more than "tricks" of Seoul. The Agency also notes that the idea of the South about sending messengers from the beginning was unrealistic, given what "unprecedented state of anti-epidemic measures" being taken in the DPRK because of the pandemic coronavirus, so any entry into the territory of the country.
The sister of the leader of DPRK and first Deputy head of the Department of the Central Committee of the WPK Kim Jeong said that the country will soon take new measures against South Korea, reports, North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
"I think now is the time to confidently end the relationship with the authorities of South Korea. Soon we will take the next step. Using the power vested in me Supreme leader of our party and the country, I ordered the division of relations with the enemy determined to take the next step", - quotes its words Agency KCNA.
Enemies, traitors and scum can not expect that their plans will work out, it's time to bring with them scores for crimes and completely cease contact — so North Korea explained the intention to break with the southern neighbor. The whole world once again drew attention to the Korean Peninsula. What Pyongyang is angry at Seoul, versed RIA Novosti.
The operator of the point of contact at the House of peace on the border between the two Koreas is watching the screen and two tubes. Green — outgoing calls, red — incoming. At the appointed time — silence: the threat of Pyongyang to block line was not a "paper tiger".
China believes that the United States should take concrete measures to implement the consensus reached at the summit in Singapore exactly two years ago, and to respond to reasonable and legitimate concerns of the North Korean side, he said at a briefing on Friday the official representative of Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.
Historic meeting of US President Donald trump, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN was held on June 12 in Singapore. Her agreement was reached on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and normalization of relations between Pyongyang and Washington. However, the Singapore summit did not result in any concrete steps: Pyongyang is waiting for Washington to implement the agreements reached, and the US administration States that dissatisfied with the lack of new steps by the DPRK on nuclear disarmament.
North Korean foreign Minister Lee Seon Gwon, summing up the two years that have passed since the first summit, the DPRK, the United States, said about the hopelessness that characterizes relations between the two countries at the moment, reports the Central cable Agency of Korea (KCNA).
Historic meeting of US President Donald trump, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN was held on June 12 in Singapore. Her agreement was reached on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and normalization of relations between Pyongyang and Washington.
Pyongyang's Declaration to break off contact with Seoul should be considered as a warning that the situation is reversible, said the head of Department of Korea and Mongolia of Institute of Oriental studies, associate Professor of the Department of Oriental studies of MGIMO Alexander Vorontsov.
Earlier, North Korean Agency KCNA reported that the DPRK authorities announced the measures for a complete break of all communication lines between the North and the South. According to the Agency, June 8 at the General meeting of departments responsible for work on the South Korean direction, the Deputy Chairman of the Central Committee of the workers ' party of Korea, Kim Yong Chol, first Deputy head of the Department of the Central Committee of the WPK Kim Jeong stressed the need for "consistent turn South Korean Affairs in Affairs with the enemy". As a first step, was instructed to completely stop communicating on all channels, including military and special the line between the top leadership of the two countries. DPRK June 5 announced the intention to suspend the work of the joint liaison office of the North and South in response to the launch of the organization of North Korean defectors balloons with leaflets criticizing the country's leadership.
The Ministry of unification of South Korea has demanded from the activists to stop sending the DPRK propaganda leaflets after a few hours after North Korea threatened to abandon the agreement on the reduction of military tension and joint projects with the South if Seoul did not stop the campaign in its territory.
Previously, the Agency KCNA issued a statement of the first Deputy head of Department of the Central Committee of the workers ' party of Korea and the sister of the country's leader Kim Jong-UN Kim yo-Jong, in which she said that South Korea will face serious consequences if Seoul did not stop the spread of propaganda leaflets in North Korea. In particular, it threatened a complete halt to the already abandoned, created in conjunction with the South industrial Park of Kaesong, the closure of the coordination office and even a possible cancellation of the military agreement South and North Korea, which, in her opinion, and so does not have any actual value.