U.S., Russian diplomats discuss N. Korea’s denuclearization ahead of Vietnam summit

the US special envoy for North Korea mark Lambert is in Russia to discuss the North’s t.nagar ization ahead of the second Kim Trump summit the State Department told VOA that Lambert headed to Moscow on Monday and during the two-day visit he’s to meet with Russian officials and North Korean experts as part of […]

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Pakistan to downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend trade with India

Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend a bilateral trade with India and the distributes over the territory of Kashmir the decision came at a meeting of Pakistan’s National Security Committee on Wednesday Pakistan added that it will also look into other areas other than dia trade when reviewing its relationship with […]

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Top diplomats of S. Korea and U.S. agree to keep dialogue momentum alive between…

The nation’s top diplomat spoke with her American counterpart this morning. During the phoner they exchanged views on President’s Trump’s cancellation decision. According to a press release by Seoul’s Foreign Ministry,…. Mike Pompeo explained… in detail, the reason for puling the plug…. while highlighting Washington’s determination to continue communicating with Pyongyang. Kang Kyung-hwa… stressed that […]

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Achieving denuclearization of Korean Peninsula is possible through diplomatic means: Shanahan

acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has had full confidence in the ability to negotiate the final full and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula but he added North Korea remains an extraordinary threat that requires continued vigilance shanahan who is in Singapore for the shangri-la dialogue said Saturday that he viewed North Korea’s […]

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Iraq suspends consulate operations in Iranian city following diplomat arrests

iraq is suspending console operations in Iran are following the arrest and torture of Iraqi diplomats Iraq’s a foreign ministry said Tuesday that the suspension will be lifted if Iran apologizes for the attack iranian security forces arrested two iraqi diplomats during their trip to the iraqi consulate in Mashhad last Saturday the diplomats were […]

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S. Korea’s National Assembly kicks off annual audit of government bodies

South Korea’s National Assembly has started its annual audit of government ministries and their affiliated agencies for the next 20 days 14 parliamentary committees will inspect a 788 government bodies three other committees including the house steering committee will begin their audits on October 23rd this year’s audit is expected to be especially contentious since […]

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S. Korea’s National Assembly to begin annual audit of government bodies

South Korea’s National Assembly kicks off its annual audit of government ministries and their affiliate agencies at 10 a.m. Korea time on this Wednesday now for the next 20 days all 17 parliamentary committees will inspect 788 government bodies now this year’s audit is expected to be especially fierce since it will be the last […]

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North Korea’s Mass Games highlight diplomatic progress with advanced technology

For the first time in half a decade, the Mass Games were held in North Korea as part of its founding anniversary celebrations. But this latest version was very different from the ones held in the past. According to our Park Hee-jun, there were visible tech-upgrades and the theme focused on economic reform. North Korea’s […]

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Acting president reviews diplomatic challenges with key ambassadors

While the firestorm of the massive corruption scandal continues to rattle the country,… Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn has called for a thorough review of strategies to tackle the diplomatic and security challenges South Korea is currently facing… at a meeting with key ambassadors. Our Kwon Soa reports. Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said […]

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S. Korea needs to up diplomacy with four neighboring powers for N. Korea’s denuclearization: experts

while achieving peace and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula has been one of President moon jae-in’s top priorities as president of this nation there have been huge developments in inter-korean relations over the past 18 months or so but experts point to bigger tasks that need to be overcome to keep the positive momentum going […]

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