Rappler's latest stories on North Korea denuclearization
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun holds talks with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts
(3rd UPDATE) South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Pyongyang's latest move had 'an element of protest and is a pressuring action to steer the nuclear talks in a direction it desires'
'He also knows that I am with him & does not want to break his promise to me. Deal will happen!' tweets US President Trump
North Korea 'needs guarantees of its security, the preservation of its sovereignty,' Russian President Vladimir Putin says after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
(3rd UPDATE) President Xi Jinping says China 'supports the DPRK and the United States holding summits and achieving results'
The unannounced trip has been largely shrouded in secrecy. Beyond confirming Kim Jong-un's presence in Beijing, there has been no detail provided from either the North Korean or Chinese side on his schedule.
North Korea urges the United States to give up the 'delusion' of forcing the country to give up its nuclear arsenal 'unilaterally' through 'pressure and coercion'
Moon and Kim have met 3 times in 2018 amid warming ties between the two Koreas, with South Korea hoping to host a first-ever visit by Kim to Seoul before year's end
(UPDATED) The Korean Central News Agency says the test is successful but does not specify the type of device involved
Seoul's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says demanding an inventory of North Korea's nuclear assets risks, at this stage, derailing the process
The meeting will be the third between the leaders of North and South Korea this year and comes as talks between Washington and Pyongyang over dismantling the North's nuclear arsenal have stalled
'Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims 'unwavering faith in President Trump.' Thank you to Chairman Kim. We will get it done together!' Trump writes on Twitter.
'All parties concerned should... show more sincerity and flexibility, instead of being capricious and put the blame on others,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang
US President Donald Trump feels that they have not made 'sufficient progress' in plans to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula
'Conversations with the government of North Korea are becoming a far more normal matter,' State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert says
(UPDATED) A confidential UN report warns that Pyongyang has resorted to 'massive increase' of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products to circumvent sanctions over its nuclear weapons program
(UPDATED) 'Our expectation is exactly what the president and Kim Jong Un jointly agreed to in Singapore, and that is the denuclearization of North Korea,' says the State Secretary's spokeswoman
'I am continuing for one year the national emergency with respect to North Korea,' says US President Donald Trump in a statement
'Following achievements made in the US-North Korea summit, we will halt drills involving residents for the time being,' Yoshihide Suga tells reporters, confirming earlier reports
'They've already blown up one of their big test sites. In fact, it was actually 4 of their big test sites. And the big thing is, it will be a total denuclearization, which is already starting,' the US president says
(UPDATED) 'We believe that Kim Jong-un understands the urgency... that we must do this quickly,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says of the effort to have North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons.
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The North has portrayed the destruction on the test site as a goodwill gesture ahead of planned June 12 summit between Kim and Trump in Singapore
South Korean President Moon Jae-in also asks for UN support to 'transform the demilitarized zone into a peace zone' between the two Koreas
The US Secretary of State says he and North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'had an extensive conversation' during their secret meeting in Pyongyang
Calling the statements coming out of both Seoul and Pyongyang 'very positive,' US President Donald Trump refuses to rule out a historic meeting with North's leader Kim Jong-Un