Tag - Kim Yo Jong

N Korea fires suspected long-range ballistic missile: Seoul


New York: North Korea fired a suspected long-range ballistic missile toward the East Sea this week, amid tensions caused by Pyongyang's accusations against US spy aircraft operations earlier this week, the South Korean military said. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it detected the launch from an area in or around Pyongyang at about...

N Korea likens US to ‘a barking dog seized with fear’


Seoul: Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un slammed the UN Security Council for double standards. This comes as the UNSC convened a meeting over North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea fired an ICBM last week - one of its most powerful tests yet- prompting the UN...

N Korea appears to have resumed N-operation: IAEA


Seoul: North Korea appears to have restarted the operation of its main nuclear reactor used to produce weapons fuels, the UN atomic agency said. The annual report by the International Atomic Energy Agency refers to a 5-megawatt reactor at the North’s main nuclear complex in Yongbyon, north of Pyongyang. The reactor produces plutonium, one of the...

US, S Korea will face new threats for military drills: Kim Yo Jong


Seoul: South Korea and the United States will face even greater security threats for going ahead with scheduled joint military drills due to begin this week, Kim Yo Jong, a powerful North Korean official, and sister of leader Kim Jong Un said recently. South Korea and the United States have begun preliminary military drills, the Yonhap...

Kim Jong-Un’s sister slams US, dismisses chance for talks


Seoul: The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un dismissed prospects for an early resumption of diplomacy with the United States, saying that the US expectations of talks would “plunge them into a greater disappointment.” Kim Yo Jong’s blunt statement indicates that the diplomatic impasse over North Korea’s nuclear program is likely to continue unless...

Kim Jong-un’s sister warns Joe Biden


Seoul: Kim Jong-un’s powerful sister warned the United States to “refrain from causing a stink” if it wants to “sleep in peace” for the next four years. Kim Yo Jong’s statement was issued as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in Asia to talk with US allies Japan and South...