02/27/17 – U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Joint Statement on North Korea

Washington, DC February 27, 2017 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Japan, and the Republic of Korea at the conclusion of their trilateral meeting. Begin Text: Today, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director-General of the ...
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02/16/17 – U.S.-ROK-Japan Foreign Ministerial Joint Statement on the Situation in North Korea

Washington, DC February 16, 2017 Today the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Yun Byung-se, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Fumio Kishida, met in Bonn. The Ministers condemned in the strongest terms North Korea’s February 12, 2017 ballistic missile test, noting North ...
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09/05/16 – North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launches

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 5, 2016 The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan. These launches, which have become far too common in the past several months, violate multiple UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North ...
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06/01/16 – U.S. Treasury Department Takes Actions To Further Restrict North Korea’s Access to The U.S. Financial System

June 1, 2016 Action Responds to the Threat that North Korea Poses to the Global Financial System; the United States Calls on International Partners to Similarly Takes Steps toward Severing Banking Relationships with the Dangerous Regime WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced a Notice of Finding that the Democratic People’s Republic of ...
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05/26/16 – Remarks by President Obama in Press Availability — Ise-Shima, Japan

(Note: President Obama’s remarks on North Korea in bold) Remarks President Obama Shima Kanko Hotel, The Classic Ise-Shima, Japan May 26, 2016 6:25 P.M. JST PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Hello, everybody.  So, as all of you know, we’re going to Hiroshima tomorrow.  And in the interest of getting you all home at a reasonable hour, we’re not going ...
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05/24/16 – Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Vietnam

Remarks President Obama National Convention Center Hanoi, Vietnam May 24, 2016 12:11 P.M. ICT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Xin chào!  (Applause.)  Xin chào Vietnam!  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  To the government and the people of Vietnam, thank you for this very warm welcome and the hospitality that you have shown to me on this ...
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03/17/16 – Secretary Kerry’s Press Statement On North Korea’s Reported Missile Launch

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 17, 2016 We have seen reports that North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan.  We are closely monitoring the situation on the Korean Peninsula. We call again on North Korea to refrain from actions that further raise tensions in the region ...
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Executive Order — Blocking Property of the Government of NK and the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Res

EXECUTIVE ORDER March 16, 2106 BLOCKING PROPERTY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NORTH KOREA AND THE WORKERS’ PARTY OF KOREA, AND PROHIBITING CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS WITH RESPECT TO NORTH KOREA By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act ...
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03/16/16 – Blocking Property of the Government of NK and the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to

Message March 16, 2016 TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order (the “order”) with respect to North Korea. The order takes additional steps with respect to the national emergency declared in Executive ...
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02/25/16 – Ambassador Samantha Power Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout Following Consultations on the DPRK

Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City February 25, 2016 AS DELIVERED Hi, everybody. Today, in response to the DPRK’s recent nuclear test and subsequent proscribed ballistic missile launch, the United States tabled a draft UN Security Council resolution that, if adopted, would break ...
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02/06/16 – Statement by Secretary Kerry: DPRK Missile Launch

Statement John Kerry Secretary of State February 6, 2016 DPRK Missile Launch The United States strongly condemns  today’s missile launch by the DPRK – a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the DPRK use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the DPRK has ...
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02/06/16 – Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the North Korean Missile Launch

Press Statement THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary February 6, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the North Korean Missile Launch North Korea’s launch using ballistic missile technology, following so closely after its January 6 nuclear test, represents yet another destabilizing and provocative action and is ...
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01/06/16 – Ambassador Samantha Power’s Statement on the North Korean Nuclear Test

Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations January 6, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the UN Security Council met to discuss the nuclear test carried out by North Korea – a highly provocative act that poses a grave threat to international peace and security. The test ...
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01/06/16 – Secretary Kerry’s Remarks: On the North Korean Nuclear Test

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC January 6, 2016 The United States and nations around the world have unequivocally condemned North Korea’s latest nuclear test. This highly provocative act poses a grave threat to international peace and security and blatantly violates multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions. As I am reiterating today in ...
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