‘Shrewd & mature N. Korean leader has won this round' > News

본문 바로가기

DISCLAIMER. Korean American National Coordinating Council, Inc. does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of some of the information or content contained in this website. These are only introduced for the Korean Americans and others to have a direct access to know the positions of the DPRK (North Korea) and some other opinions of ROK (South Korea). 


국제 | ‘Shrewd & mature N. Korean leader has won this round'

페이지 정보

작성자 편집국 작성일18-01-12 11:28 댓글0건


‘Shrewd & mature N. Korean leader has won this round'

– Putin on peninsula crisis — RT World News




“I believe, Mr Kim Jong-un has certainly won this round,” Putin told journalists at a meeting with the Russian media. He said North Korea has achieved its strategic goal.


‘Shrewd & mature N. Korean leader has won this round' – Putin on peninsula crisis


North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has emerged a winner in the latest crisis around the Korean Peninsula, Russian president Vladimir Putin said. He believes Pyongyang is now trying to defuse tensions.

“I believe, Mr Kim Jong-un has certainly won this round,” Putin told journalists at a meeting with the Russian media. He said North Korea has achieved its strategic goal.


“He has a nuclear [charge] and a … missile with a range of up to 13,000 kilometers that can reach almost any place on Earth or at least any territory of his potential adversary,” Putin told journalists on Thursday. The Russian president said the North Korean leader is likely to be seeking an easing of tensions in the region.

“He is already an absolutely shrewd and mature politician,” Putin added.


The latest crisis around the Korean Peninsula broke out in September 2017 after Pyongyang claimed it had conducted a hydrogen bomb test. The US responded to North Korean actions by flexing its muscles and conducting a number of military drills in the region with its allies South Korea and Japan. North Korea replied to this saber-rattling by conducting several missile tests, including one, according to Pyongyang, involving an intercontinental ballistic missile.


Both Pyongyang and Washington, along with its allies, added further fuel to the fire by issuing repeated threats against one another. US President Donald Trump repeatedly said the US could use a “military option” in dealing with the crisis and even threatened to “totally destroy North Korea”during the annual General Debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. More recently Trump said in a Twitter post that his “nuclear button” is “bigger and more powerful.”


Russia and China, by contrast, have called for a peaceful resolution of the crisis from from the outset. Moscow and Beijing put forward a “double freeze” initiative that envisaged the US and its allies halting all major military exercises in the region in exchange for Pyongyang suspending its nuclear and ballistic missile program. The initiative was, however, turned down by Washington.

Russia also repeatedly called on all parties involved in the Korean crisis to “break the vicious cycle of confrontation, reckless schemes and sanctions” and engage into a meaningful dialog instead. In December, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said North Korea wants to engage in a direct dialog with the US to assure its security, adding that Russia could help with these talks.


In January, Pyongyang and Seoul agreed to hold high-level bilateral talks to discuss the North’s potential participation in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, as well as other issues related to improving relations. The move followed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s New Year message, in which he wished success for the 2018 Olympics.


During the talks held on January 9, the two sides agreed on the participation of North Korean athletes in the South Korean Olympics. They also discussed the potential reunification of families separated by the Korean War. In a significant breakthrough, the two Koreas agreed on talks between army officials in order to avoid dangerous military incidents.

Pyongyang’s chief negotiator, however said there was no need to discuss the North Korean nuclear program because all its weapons “are only aimed at the United States, not our brethren, nor China and Russia.” Trump meanwhile has claimed it was his aggressive stance that made the negotiations between two Koreas possible.

[이 게시물은 편집국님에 의해 2018-01-12 11:34:45 새 소식에서 복사 됨]
추천 0


등록된 댓글이 없습니다.

재일 조선인에 대한 단상.
북측은 북미대화 제의를 거절한 것이지 북미대화를 합의 한 적이 없다.
판문점에서 열리는 남북정상회담의 속깊은 사연
남북정상회담과 북미회담의 길이 열렸다.
북미정상회담 또다시 빨간불? 답답할 것 없다.
천안함사건, KAL858기 사건, 버마사건 다 조작되었다.
김정은위원장은 민족외교를 펼쳤다.
[제목으로 보는 노동신문] 3월 22일(목)
[동영상]유투브로 보는 조선중앙텔레비젼 보도 3월 21,20일(수,화)
[성명] 미국은 북여행금지법을 폐지하라
【인터뷰】《북남체육교류, 더 적극적으로 실현》/조선올림픽위원회 고철호서기장
[연재4] [북한은 왜?] 북한은 광복을 '쟁취한 것'으로 본다?
[정문일침430] 세계 최대 싱크탱크를 가진 북
북,진실 오도하는 입방아질 말고 지금은 신중해야 강조
“평화의 정상회담 앞두고 전쟁훈련 웬말인가”
북, 보수패거리의 친미사대와 동족대결 추태 규탄
[사진으로 보는 노동신문] 3월 21일(수)
[제목으로 보는 노동신문] 3월 21일(수)
북 로동신문 정론, 백두대지가 태동한다
Copyright ⓒ 2000-2018 KANCC(Korean American National Coordinating Council). All rights reserved.
E-mail:  :  webmaster@kancc.org