All posts tagged "Kim Jong-un"

  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    Kim Jong-un, Putin in constant contact

    By Kim Hyo-jin Russia’s top envoy to North Korea said in a media interview that Pyongyang and Moscow regularly exchange messages. “An active political dialogue is maintained at the highest level between Pyongyang and Moscow,” Russia’s Ambassador...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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    Kim Jong-un exchanges New Year’s cards with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nothing says Happy New Year like a holiday card from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In an exchange that raised eyebrows, the young leader and the United Nations secretary-general, who is South Korean,...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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    N. Korean leader invites fighter pilots to his office

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited a group of elite fighter jet pilots to his office, according to Pyongyang’s media on Monday, amid his keen interest in beefing up the country’s air power. In...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    N. Korean leader to visit Russia in May: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/SEOUL  (Yonhap) — The Russian presidential office said Wednesday that North Korea’s leader will attend a war anniversary event in Moscow in May. The heads of state from about 20 nations confirmed their plans to join the...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    China says Kim’s possible visit to Russia ‘conducive to peace’

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China said Thursday that a possible visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Russia in May would be “conducive to regional peace and stability,” sounding a positive tone as Kim looks increasingly likely...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Park offers to meet with Kim Jong-un unconditionally

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday held out the prospect of an unconditional summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a rare exchange of optimism on the divided Korean Peninsula. “I can...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds binoculars during his observation of an actual drill of combined military units at an unidentified location on Oct. 24, 2014. (Yonhap)
    China publicly wishes N. Korean leader happy birthday

    BEIJING, Jan. 8 (Yonhap) — China said Thursday that it has sent a message of congratulations to North Korea on the birthday of its young leader Kim Jong-un, expressing its hope Kim can oversee a “new achievement”...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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