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Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Monday, 21 May 2018

South Korea Rules Out Halting Joint Drills with US despite Pyongyang's Protests

South Korea Rules Out Halting Joint Drills with US
The South Korean Defense Ministry ruled out the possibility of halting or scaling down the annual joint military drills with the United States even despite the resentment on the part of North Korea, the ministry's spokeswoman Choi Hyun-soo said at a briefing on Monday.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

North Korea threatens to pull out of U.S. summit; cancels talks with South

North Korea threatens to pull out of U.S. summit; cancels talks with South
North Korea said Wednesday it is canceling high-level talks with South Korea and threatened to pull out of a summit with the United States over the allies' ongoing military exercises.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

South Korea, U.S. to stop military drills for summit

South Korea, U.S. to stop military drills for summit
South Korea and the United States have decided to suspend their annual combined military drills on the inter-Korean summit day, defense authorities here said Thursday.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Moon Calls for International Support for North Korea-US Dialogue

ongoing Winter Olympics
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Thursday for international support to ensure inter-Korean dialogue forged by the ongoing Winter Olympics can lead to talks between North Korea and the United States.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Friday, 15 December 2017

N. Korea needs written guarantees that US will end drills to start talks

N. Korea needs written guarantees that US will end drills
Pyongyang needs written guarantees of security and an end to military drills on the Korean Peninsula from Washington for negotiations between the sides to begin, a senior Russian senator, Vladimir Dzhabarov, has said.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

US Defenseless Against Ballistic Missiles as Trump Threatens to Destroy N Korea

THAAD systems
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if Pyongyang does not stop its nuclear and missile tests. In fact, the US missile defense system is incapable of shooting down North Korean missiles, according to American expert on nuclear weapons Joe Cirincione.

Monday, 18 September 2017

US F-35s, B-1B Lancers Conduct Flybys to Show ‘Military Options' to Pyongyang

B-1B Lancers
The US has “pretty much exhausted all the things that we can do at the [UN] Security Council at this point,” Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, said Sunday regarding North Korea’s continued missile tests, adding she would be “perfectly happy” to pass the situation onto Pentagon chief James Mattis who has “plenty of military options.”

Friday, 23 June 2017

Japan says no to THAAD battery as China announces drills

Japan's defense ministry has ruled out the deployment of a U.S. THAAD battery on Japanese soil, two months after the U.S. military installed the missile defense system in central South Korea.

Friday, 28 April 2017

Pyongyang Reaches 'Final Stage' of Nuclear Weaponization : S Korean FM

North Korea has almost completed its nuclear development program, putting every country in the world in imminent danger, South Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Yun Byung-se told the UN Security Council on Friday.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

U.S., South Korea: Strong response to North Korea needed

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, and his South Korea counterpart agreed to meet North Korea's ballistic missile threats with a strong response.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

South Korea's ousted president arrested

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-hye has been arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, a court spokesman said.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Park to calmly accept impeachment if passed

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she will calmly accept the impeachment if it is passed in the scheduled parliamentary vote three days later.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

North Korea slams U.S., South Korea for naval exercises

North Korea denounced joint U.S.-South Korea naval exercises, calling the drills a "severe provocation" that is "pushing an already unstable Korean peninsula into the worst crisis."

Monday, 15 August 2016

Yasukuni Shrine : Abe sends ritual offering, 2 Cabinet ministers visit war-linked shrine

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering on Monday to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo while two Cabinet ministers visited there on the 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II, immediately drawing criticism from South Korea, one of the Asian neighbors that suffered from Japanese wartime aggression.

Friday, 4 March 2016

U.S., South Korea take steps to deploy THAAD on peninsula

Defense officials of the United States and South Korea are to launch a joint working group Friday to discuss the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile defense system on the peninsula.

Monday, 24 August 2015

North Korea regrets incidents on borer with South Korea...The two Koreas reached an agreement

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) has expressed regret over the recent incidents on the border with South Korea in which South Korean soldiers had exploded on North Korean land mines, South Korean president’s security adviser Kim Kwan-Jin said after negotiations with Pyongyang’s representatives.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Osaka mayor sparks anger over comfort women comment....

The mayor of Osaka in Japan has sparked outrage by saying that the Japanese military’s forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War Two was necessary to "maintain discipline" in the army.

Toru Hashimoto, Mayor of Osaka, said, "Wartime sex slaves were a necessity to maintain discipline in the Japanese military during those times. If you want soldiers at war to get some rest, a comfort women system was necessary. The Abe cabinet, as well as past cabinets, share the same sentiments."

Toru Hashimoto’s comment triggered anger in Asian countries that suffered from Japan’s wartime aggression. it comes amid mounting criticism at the prospect of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s conservative government revising Japan’s past apologies for wartime atrocities.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

N Korea threatens ‘stronger’ measures than nuclear test

SEOUL — North Korea’s state media said yesterday that its authoritarian regime may do something “stronger than a nuclear test” to respond to what it called signs that it is about to be attacked by the United States.
North Korea routinely warns its people that the US and South Korea are on the verge of invading it.
But yesterday’s statement adds to a series of criticisms and warnings directed at the US that have escalated steadily over the past two weeks.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

USA und Südkorea starten dreitägiges Manöver

Nordkorea testet eine Langstreckenrakete. Die Sanktionen folgen prompt. Nun kündigt Pjöngjang verklausuliert einen Atomtest an - und der Westen reagiert erneut: Eine Militärübung wird angesetzt.
Vor dem Hintergrund der jüngsten Atomtestdrohung Nordkoreas starten die USA und Südkorea am Montag ein gemeinsames Marine-Manöver. Die auf drei Tage angesetzte Militärübung soll im Japanischen Meer nahe der südkoreanischen Hafenstadt Pohang beginnen. An der Übung ist nach Angaben aus Seoul auch ein Atom-U-Boot der USA beteiligt. 

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