» 07/11/2012, 00.00
NORTH KOREA - USA
Joseph Yun Li-sun
Mickey Mouse attacks Pyongyang: "Respect the Copyright"
During a public celebration in honor of the new dictator Kim Jong-un dancers went onstage dressed as Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Beauty and the Beast, and various other Disney characters. A spokesman for the major figure: "Even North Korea, like the rest of the world, must pay the copyright." It is the first time in the regime that characters of the hated symbol of Western capitalism have appeared.
20/02/2009 KOREA – UNITED STATES
If North attacks, we shall respond appropriately, says Seoul
The South Korean government abandons conciliatory tone, announces military response in case of a missile attack from the North. Radio Pyongyang warns against “the worst crisis” possible. Kim Jong-il promotes hawk to vice chairmanship of North Koera’s National Defence Commission. US Secretary of State Clinton says United States concerned about succession in North Korea.
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."
Pyongyang, the olive branch and the hammer for Hillary Clinton and Obama
North Korea is issuing signals of detente, but also threats, hoping that the United States can assist in a transformation of the country, in the grip of economic collapse and the crisis of its ailing leader. Remarks come as Clinton visits Japan, South Korea, and China.
07/04/2011 NORTH KOREA
People’s Assembly opens amid famine and weapons in Pyongyang
Delegates trickled in over the past three days to make the usual visits before each year’s annual meeting to pay their respect to the late Kim Il-sung and to praise his son Kim Jong-il. Everyone is waiting for the consecration of the heir, Kim Jong-un; no one expects any change to the regime’s disastrous economic policies, which are decimating the population.
20/07/2009 KOREA – UNITED STATES
Seoul and Washington preparing a “comprehensive strategy” towards North Korea’s nuclear progra
With the “step-by-step” approach a failure, US and South Korean leaders are planning a broad package to solve all the outstanding issues. A US diplomat thinks the proposal will interest Pyongyang. North Korean sources say that Kim Jong-il’s health is “quite serious.”
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