A North Korean delegation that traveled to Iran in April for secret meetings about nuclear technology spent much of its time working with an Iranian agency responsible for weaponizing the country’s nuclear program, according to an exiled Iranian opposition group.
PARIS (Reuters) – An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean nuclear and missile experts visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Photographs showing a North Korean missile launched from a submarine were manipulated by state propagandists and the country may be years away from developing such technology, analysts and a top U.S. military official said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States and China are discussing imposing further sanctions on North Korea, which is “not even close” to taking steps to rein in its nuclear weapons program, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea began live-fire drills on Wednesday near a disputed sea border, the scene of deadly clashes in recent years, the South’s military said on Wednesday, vowing to respond to any “provocation.”
U.S. intelligence agencies closely monitored North Korea’s test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile and were anticipating the launch for several days, according to U.S. officials.
North Korea recently conducted a third test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) that is part of Pyongyang’s expanding nuclear arsenal, according to American defense officials.
South Korea’s attempts to pressure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to address his country’s past slights fell flat during Abe’s visit to Washington this week despite an aggressive public relations campaign.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year as punishment for challenging his authority, South Korea’s spy agency told a closed-door parliament meeting on Wednesday.
Chinese nuclear experts have warned U.S. officials that North Korea might already have 20 atomic warheads and could soon double that arsenal, the Wall Street Journal reports.