RoK, Japanese nuclear envoys meet ahead of inter-Korean summit

RoK, Japanese nuclear envoys meet ahead of inter-Korean summit

The top nuclear envoys of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan met on April 23 to discuss cooperation on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and its nuclear issue ahead of the upcoming historic inter-Korean summit. (16 hours ago)

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The Republic of Korea's defence ministry said its military has halted propaganda broadcasts at the border with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea starting April 23 to create a peaceful atmosphere ahead of the first inter-Korean summit in a decade due this Friday (April 27). 

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  Apr 21, 2018
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Nations worldwide welcome DPRK's decision to suspend nuclear, ICBM tests

  Apr 21, 2018
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  Apr 21, 2018
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Canada, Mexico laud NAFTA progress, ministers to reconvene on April 24

  Apr 21, 2018
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DPRK announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests, shutdown of nuke test site from April 21

  Apr 21, 2018
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World News in Brief: April 21

  Apr 21, 2018
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Two Koreas set up direct hotline between leaders

  Apr 20, 2018
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Russia says Trump invited Putin to US during phone call

  Apr 20, 2018
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China, Japan agree to speed up preparations for air, marine contact mechanism

  Apr 20, 2018
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  Apr 19, 2018
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  Apr 19, 2018
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