Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun’s Remarks on DPRK at Stanford University

Remarks Stephen Biegun Special Representative for North Korea  Palo Alto, CA, United States January 31, 2019 MR BIEGUN: Good afternoon. Thank you, Dr. Shin, and thank you to Stanford University and to the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center for inviting me here today. I want to add particular thanks to a few representatives of the university community who ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Repatriation of Remains from North Korea

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2018 Statement from the Press Secretary on the Repatriation of Remains from North Korea At their historic meeting in Singapore, President Donald J. Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un took a bold first step to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on North Korea

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018 Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on North Korea Whichever direction talks with North Korea go, we will be firm in our resolve. The United States and our allies remain committed to applying maximum pressure on the Kim regime to end ...
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Press Release: Ambassador Haley on New U.S. Actions Against North Korea

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2018  Press Release: Ambassador Haley on New U.S. Actions Against North Korea  The U.S. Mission to the UN submitted today a list of designation proposals to the UN Security Council’s 1718 North Korea Sanctions Committee aimed at ...
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Statement by Spokesperson Heather Nauert

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Heather Nauert, spokesperson January 9, 2018 Talks between South Korea and North Korea on the Winter Olympics The United States welcomes the January 9 meeting between the Republic of Korea and North Korea aimed at ensuring a safe, secure, and successful Winter Olympics ...
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s Interview with CNN

Interview With Elise Labott of CNN Interview Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC January 5, 2018 QUESTION: Let’s start with North Korea. There was big news last night about the North and South arranging talks for next week, North Korea now coming to the table. Is that an opening maybe for talks with the U.S. ...
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The Parasites Feeding on North Koreans

By BRIAN H. HOOK Earlier this month at the National Assembly in Seoul, President Trump highlighted the tragic tale of the “two Koreas” — one free, just and peaceful, the other tyrannical, oppressive and dangerous. This contrast is at the root of America’s most urgent national-security challenge. It is also now on vivid display in ...
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Remarks by President Trump Before Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet Room 11:40 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: One of the primary goals of our trip was to pursue the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. I want to begin this morning by meeting and by talking about the fact that we will be instituting a very critical step, and that will start right now. Today, the ...
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Excerpt from the Statement of Acting Assistant Secretary Susan Thornton Before the House of Foreign Affairs Committee

North Korea Policy Excerpt from the Statement of Susan Thornton Acting Assistant Secretary Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs U.S. Department of State Before the House of Foreign Affairs Committee September 12, 2017 *             *             *             * Signs of Progress While there is more work to be done, we see encouraging signs of progress ...
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Statement by Mark Toner: Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release January 11, 2017 Statement by Mark Toner: Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea Today, the State Department released our second report on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) human rights abuses and censorship, identifying Kim Won ...
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North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launches

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 5, 2016 The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan. These launches, which have become far too common in the past several months, violate multiple UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North ...
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U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue VIII Strategic Track Select Outcomes

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC On the occasion of the Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) June 6-7, 2016, the United States and China decided to, among other things: Support denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula: The United States and China condemned North Korea’s January 6, 2016 nuclear test and subsequent launches using ballistic missile ...
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2016 Strategic and Economic Dialogue Opening Session Remarks

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew Diyatoau State Guesthouse Beijing, China Secretary Kerry: Well, good morning, everybody, Ni hao. I’m happy to be here. We’re very grateful to President Xi for coming this morning and for opening up this Strategic and Economic Dialogue, and to all of his designated representatives ...
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2016 Strategic and Economic Dialogue

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second left, speaks as U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew, left, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, second right, and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi listen to him during a closing statements of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the Great Hall
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Remarks: Secretary of State John Kerry And Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Ben Franklin Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I’m delighted to welcome Minister Wang Yi back to the State Department to the Ben Franklin Room and back to Washington.  And we had a – this is about the third time that we have now met in the last weeks, and we’ve had occasion ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on DPRK Missile Launch

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY February 6, 2016 DPRK Missile Launch The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the DPRK – a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the DPRK use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the DPRK has chosen to conduct ...
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the North Korean Missile Launch

North Korea’s launch using ballistic missile technology, following so closely after its January 6 nuclear test, represents yet another destabilizing and provocative action and is a flagrant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions.  North Korea’s missile and nuclear weapons programs represent serious threats to our interests–including the security of some of our closest ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on the North Korean Nuclear Test

The United States and nations around the world have unequivocally condemned North Korea’s latest nuclear test.  This highly provocative act poses a grave threat to international peace and security and blatantly violates multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions. As I am reiterating today in conversations with my counterparts overseas, the U.S. is committed to defending the ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ministry of Foreign Affairs Beijing, China January 27, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Well, Mr. Minister, my friend, thank you very, very much. You and I have indeed met a great deal in the last three years. China and the United States have been able to find a level of new ...
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Deputy Secretary Blinken’s Trip to China

Deputy Secretary Blinken traveled to Beijing on January 21 for meetings with Chinese officials, including for the second round of the Interim Strategic Security Dialogue (ISSD). January 21, 2016 The dialogue, co-chaired by Deputy Secretary Blinken and Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui, ‎was characterized by frank, constructive discussions on topics  of mutual interest, ...
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Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Travel to Japan, Burma, the Republic of Korea, and China January 14-21

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel later this week to Tokyo, Naypyitaw, Seoul, and Beijing to consult with U.S. allies in the region; see first-hand progress in Burma’s post-election democratic transition; conduct the interim Strategic Security Dialogue with the Chinese government; and discuss a range of other regional and global issues.  This is ...
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