» 04/15/2017, 12.10
Amid winds of war, the Korean Church prepares the country for elections and peace
Pyongyang responds with threats "of nuclear strikes" if the US carries out any provocative gestures. The United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is deployed to the Korean peninsula. Chinese Minister: Enough provocations and threats. The bishops' conference questions presidential candidates over their policy toward North Korea. Msgr. Lazzaro You Heung-sik sceptical about the possibility of violent acts.
17/08/2017 08:56:00 KOREA - USA
Moon: There will be no new war on the Korean peninsula
100 days since the beginning of his mandate, the South Korean President reiterated his approach to North Korea: openness to dialogue and sanctions. Any military option (of the US) will need Seoul's consent. Pyongyang has to stop the production of nuclear weapons. Relations with Japan.
11/10/2017 10:02:00 KOREA-USA
Allied bombers fly over the Korean peninsula. Jimmy Carter pushes for dialogue
Departing from Guam, they flew over South Korea and dropped bombs in the sea. For the South the operation is part of "regular training". For the US, it is a commitment to its allies to safeguard regional security and stability. Former US President Carter wants to meet Kim Jong-un.
07/08/2017 10:37:00 KOREA
South Korean, US and Japanese foreign ministers meet in Manila to assess Pyongyang's position
Proposed mediation by South Korean President Moon Jae-in is backed by China and partly by the US. North Korean and South Korean foreign ministers have their first handshake since Moon took over. The UN resolution supports diplomacy in an attempt to ward off war. Moon and Trump talk by phone.
07/09/2017 10:24:00 CHINA-US-KOREA
Xi Jinping and Trump in joint condemnation of Pyongyang nuclear test
The nuclear test is "a provocative and destabilizing action", "dangerous to the world" and is not in Pyongyang's best interests. North Ambassador to the UN: The test is "a gift package to the US". Four more Thaad anti-missile launchers installed, angering Beijing and Moscow.
18/05/2016 09:26:00 UNITED STATES - NORTH KOREA
Donald Trump open to meeting Kim Jong-un
The American billionaire, and probable Republican candidate in the upcoming US presidential elections, said: " I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,”. Discussions on hypothetical summit on Pyongyang's nuclear program and the relations with China: "I would put enormous pressure on Beijing. We have immense power from the economic point of view ". His challenger, Hillary Clinton, replicates: "He has a bizarre fascination with foreign strongmen."
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