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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.
South Korea and the US will continue to stage their joint military exercises in an adjusted manner to support efforts for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Thursday.
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.
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 US flew spy planes around the Korean Peninsula again, an aviation tracker said on Thursday, at a time of speculation that North Korea could carry out a major provocation amid the stalled denuclearization talks.
North Korea leader Kim Jong-un presided over a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party and discussed "important orgsational and political measures and military steps to bolster up" the country's armed forces.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un might announce the suspension of nuclear talks with the US when he delivers his New Year's Day address or holds a key meeting of the ruling Workers' Party later this month, an expert said.
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun on Monday offered to hold talks with his Pyongyang counterpart, adding that Washington has no deadline on nuclear negotiations with the communist regime.