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#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

| February 25, 2019

North Korea warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to listen to US critics who were disrupting efforts to improve ties, as its leader, Kim Jong Un, made his way across China by train to a second summit with Trump in Vietnam, write Jack Kim and Josh Smith. The two leaders will meet in Hanoi […]

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#Propaganda – ‘The weapons used against us are continuously evolving’ (interview)

#Propaganda – ‘The weapons used against us are continuously evolving’ (interview)

| February 6, 2019

Anna Fotyga  Hostile propaganda that seeks to undermine the EU could influence the upcoming European elections. MEP Anna Fotyga discusses how to counteract it. Parliament calls for more action against disinformation MEPs are especially concerned about propaganda spread through social media platforms. Experts agree that the disinformation phenomenon is having a bigger impact than ever […]

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#Trump and #Kim sign agreement after historic summit, but few specifics

#Trump and #Kim sign agreement after historic summit, but few specifics

| June 12, 2018

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday (12 June) to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy, write Steve Holland, Jack Kim and Soyoung Kim. But a joint statement signed at the end of their historic […]

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North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

| May 15, 2018

North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday (15 May) to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands at the truce village of […]

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Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

| April 27, 2018

The chairman of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today’s (27 April) landmark meeting between  the North’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea. But Nirj Deva, a  Conservative MEP, warned this […]

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#China says it hopes US-#NorthKorea summit can avoid ‘disruptive factors’

#China says it hopes US-#NorthKorea summit can avoid ‘disruptive factors’

| April 4, 2018

China hopes that a planned meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States in May can advance smoothly and that all sides maintain focus and avoid “disruptive factors”, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday (3 April), write Michael Martina and Heekyong Yang. China has traditionally been secretively North Korea’s closest ally […]

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#NorthKorea: EU aligns sanctions with latest UN Security Council resolution

#NorthKorea: EU aligns sanctions with latest UN Security Council resolution

| February 26, 2018

The Council increased the restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) by finalizing the transposition into EU law of the measures imposed by the latest UN Security Council resolution 2397 (2017).   The measures transposed today (26 February) include: The strengthening of the export ban to the DPRK of all refined petroleum products […]

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