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Pyongyang, P'yŏngyang or Pyeongyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 109 kilometres upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea.
As the talks between the US and North Korea over denuclearisation remain stalled, Pyongyang appears to have picked its point man for relations with South Korea as its new foreign minister.
North Korea appears to have picked its point man for relations with Seoul as its new Foreign Minister, possibly heralding a shift in its policy toward the US and South Korea, informed sources said here on Sunday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for "diplomatic and military counter-measures" for preserving the country's sovereignty and security during an ongoing Workers' Party meeting, state media reported on Tuesday, ahead of the impending expiry of Pyongyang's end-of-year deadline for US concessions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday chaired a crucial meeting of the ruling Workers Party to discuss "important policy issues for new victory in our revolution" ahead of the year-end deadline the country has set for the United States to offer concessions in the ongoing talks.
National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has said that the United States is ready to take action as North Korea delivered a threat.
North Korea leader Kim Jong-un has called for "positive and offensive measures" to ensure security as a year-end deadline set for the US is drawing closer.
North Korea has discussed "offensive measures" to ensure the country's sovereignty and security during the second-day session of a major party meeting, state media reported on Monday, amid concerns that Pyongyang could ditch negotiations with the US and restart major weapons tests.
North Korea has held the first-day session of a previously announced meeting of the ruling Workers' Party to discuss "important policy issues for new victory in our revolution", state media said on Sunday.
The Unites States on Wednesday intensified its aerial surveillance on the Korean Peninsula, deploying four surveillance airplanes amid the possibility that North Korea could conduct a new weapons test in the next few days.
A UN-imposed deadline for member countries to repatriate North Korean workers home has arrived, but many of them were expected to continue working abroad using stay permits other than work visas, experts said on Monday.