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China: Rare chance for Korean peace shouldn’t slip away

BEIJING: (Web Desk) China has warmly welcomed the agreements reached in a summit between South and North Koreas in Pyongyang, saying Beijing will strongly support both sides for more talks aimed at reducing tension in the region. In a reaction to the agreements, China’s Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang …

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Brief Korean reunions bring tears to separated families

SEOUL: (Web Desk) The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son on Monday, their first meeting since they were driven apart during the turmoil of the 1950-53 Korean War. “How many children do you have? Do you have a son?” Lee …

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Koreas hold high-level talks on third leaders’ summit

PYONGYSNG (Web Desk) The two Koreas opened high-level talks Monday to prepare for a possible summit in Pyongyang between the South’s President Moon Jae-in and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, as the diplomatic thaw on the peninsula builds.The exact date and location of what would be their third meeting …

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Russia urges removal of unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Moscow (Web Desk) Russia’s Foreign Ministry has called for a swift removal of all unilateral sanctions against North Korea in light of a recent agreement reached between Pyongyang and Washington. “We are certain that modification of the UN Security Council’s sanctions against North Korea can and must become one of …

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China May Demand That US Remove THAAD From S Korea – Analyst

Begin g (Web Desk) The implementation of the US-North Korea June 12 accords might require China’s participation, analysts told Sputnik, suggesting that Beijing could demand that the Pentagon remove its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems deployed on the Korean Peninsula. On June 12 North Korea clearly signaled its …

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North, South Korea hold military talks amid US plan to stop drills

SEOUL/MOSCOW (Web Desk) North and South Korea failed to reach any concrete agreement during their military talks on Thursday, as two-star generals from both sides met just two days after US President Donald Trump floated his plan to halt joint exercises with South Korea. The talks, their first in more than …

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S Korea hails Trump-Kim summit as ‘talks of the century’

SEOUL (Web Desk) South Koreans erupted in applause Tuesday as Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met for what local media billed as the “talks of the century”.As the historic first meeting between a sitting US president and North Korean leader began in Singapore, images of Trump and Kim exchanging …

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