Nuclear Weapons

US expects NKorea to live up to moratorium on nuclear tests

Mar 15, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to live up to his promise to President Donald Trump to continue his moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests

NKorean official: Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium

Mar 15, 2019

Senior North Korean official says US threw away opportunity at summit between Trump and Kim, who may soon decide whether to maintain moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests

US plans tests this year of long-banned types of missiles

Mar 13, 2019

U.S. defense officials say they are planning tests this year of two types of missiles banned by treaty for more than 30 years

Moon's office angrily reacts to Pyongyang 'spokesman' claim

Mar 12, 2019

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has responded sharply to comments by a conservative lawmaker who accused him of acting as the "top spokesman" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

US envoy: NKorea denuclearization must not be incremental

Mar 11, 2019

The State Department's special envoy for North Korea says the Trump administration is sticking with its position that ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons will not be done incrementally

Analysts: Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site

Mar 8, 2019

U.S. analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps

Trump disappointed by activity at North Korea missile sites

Mar 8, 2019

Satellite photos showing new activity at a North Korean missile research center and a long-range rocket site are raising fresh doubts that Kim Jong Un will ever give up his drive for nuclear weapons

Seoul: Increased vehicle movement at NKorea's ICBM center

Mar 7, 2019

South Korea's military says it's monitoring North Korean nuclear and missile facilities after the country's spy agency told lawmakers that new activity was detected at a research center where the North is believed to build long-range missiles

Putin suspends Russian obligations under key nuclear pact

Mar 4, 2019

President Vladimir Putin has suspended Russia's participation in a key nuclear arms treaty following the U.S. withdrawal

Seoul calls for three-way talks after Trump-Kim collapse

Mar 4, 2019

South Korea is proposing three-way talks with the United States and North Korea as it struggles to put nuclear diplomacy back on track after the collapse of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un