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North Korea Is Pushing For Reunification With The South

27 January 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels.

The U.S. Treasury Department's new North Korea sanctions are against nine entities, six shipping companies and ships, and 16 individuals who have connections with North Korea.

Tensions escalated dramatically past year as the regime of Kim Jong Un stepped up its program aimed at developing a missile capable of striking the United States with a nuclear warhead.

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Pyongyang is likely looking to build an arsenal of nuclear weapons.

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The U.S.is encouraging China and Russian Federation - where they are living - to kick them out.

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula were kept intense over the past year, as the crisis has been worsened by the exchange of personal insults and confrontational rhetoric between the leaders of the USA and North Korea.

The company is accused of supplying materials for weapons of mass destruction, including chemicals and drilling equipment to Pyongyang.

The twelve North Koreans, dressed in red and white winter gear arrived in South Korea Thursday morning, sporting the nation's logo "DPR Korea", in refrenece to the country's official name the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in the monumental juncture. The designation on Wednesday of two Chinese trading companies, Beijing Chengxing Trading Co.

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Mattis met Tuesday with Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu in Jakarta and discussed the security situation in the region, including North Korea and the South China Sea, the Defense Department said. "Its procurements also probably support North Korea's chemical weapons program".

Park, who is hated in the North over his yearslong campaign of flying balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border, was joined by eight other activists.

Last year, North Korea carried out its sixth and biggest nuclear test and test-fired three intercontinental ballistic missiles and has shown no willingness to give up its ambitions. The sanctions bar Americans from "dealing with any of the designated parties". It also bans anyone from buying more than the allowed amount of coal or iron mined in North Korea.

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North Korea Is Pushing For Reunification With The South