North Korea Displayed New Strategic Missiles at Military Parade in Pyongyang

A military parade took place grandly at the Kim Il Sung Square in the capital city Pyongyang to celebrate the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea on January 14. Amid the playing of the welcome music, the respected Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs

United States Imposed Sanctions on Shipping Companies in China and Vietnam for Transporting North Korea

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated six entities and identified four vessels related to the transport of North Korean coal. Such actions address the transportation and exportation of North Korean coal in violation of UN Security Council resolution (UNSCR) 2371 and underscore that entities within the People’s Republic

By |2020-12-09T05:58:29+03:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: North Korea|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Travel to the Republic of Korea

Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen E. Biegun will travel to Seoul December 8-11.  He will meet with officials in the Republic of Korea to discuss the U.S.-ROK Alliance and our shared commitment to regional security, stability, and prosperity throughout the Indo-Pacific, and continued close coordination on North Korea.

By |2020-12-07T13:55:40+03:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Indo-Pacific Strategy, Military Affairs, News, North Korea|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

History of Japan–Korea Relations

For over 15 centuries, the relationship between Japan and Korea was characterized by cultural exchanges, economic trade, political contact and military confrontations, all of which underlie their relations even today. During the ancient era, exchanges of cultures and ideas between Japan and mainland Asia were common through migration via the Korean Peninsula, and diplomatic contact

By |2020-11-22T06:37:29+03:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Asia, History, North Korea, Pacific|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

North Korea’s Unusual Silence on Biden’s Victory

U.S. President Donald Trump’s defeat to Joe Biden in the U.S. Presidential election is certainly not good news in Pyongyang. Without a doubt, North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un would prefer to continue the personalist diplomacy by exchanging the “love letters” with Trump rather than having to cope with Biden’s “strategic patience”. Pyongyang has so far

A Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula

Concept of a Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula A peace regime on the Korean Peninsula refers to the establishment of peace that is solidly secured in legal, institutional and concrete terms by formally ending the state of war on the Korean Peninsula among the related countries with the two Koreas lying at the center.

The Position of the ROK Government and Ways to Resolve North Korean Nuclear Issue

Understanding the North Korean Nuclear Issue The Significance of the North Korean Nuclear Issue North Korea’s nuclear development is a matter of serious concern to the international community that not only threatens peace and security of the Korean Peninsula, Northeast Asia, and the international community but also undermines the foundation of the international non-proliferation regime.

Important Speech of Xi Jinping at Peripheral Diplomacy Work Conference

On October 24 and 25, 2013, the Peripheral Diplomacy Work Conference was held in Beijing, which is an important conference for CPC Central Committee to well arrange diplomatic work in the new situation. The conference is mainly to conclude lessons, study and judge the current situation, unify thoughts, exploit the future, determine strategic objectives, basic

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