Peut on espérer un sommet entre Donald Trump et Kim Jong-un ?

Non ce n’est pas le premier avril. Le leader nord-coréen a proposé un sommet à Donald Trump, durant lequel la question de la dénucléarisation de la Corée du Nord serait évoqué.

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Allons-nous droit à la guerre sur la Péninsule Coréenne ?

    Malgré les dépenses en investissements, les seuls qui désirent vraiment la réunification de la Corée sont d’une part les familles séparées des deux côtés de la Péninsule Coréenne mais surtout les autorités américaines qui rêvent de stationner à la frontière chinoise. Quant aux sud-coréens, une réunification serait synonyme de problèmes et c’est pourquoi je suis convaincu que les autorités sud-coréennes ne veulent d’aucune manière envisager une réunification avec la Corée du Nord. Une question apparait? Pourquoi cette réunification tant évoquée par les médias sud-coréens constitue en réalité un véritable fardeau ?

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North Korea conducts its fifth nuclear test: report and comments

As it was presumed, North Korea conducted a new nuclear test, its fifth one, at its famous site based at Punggye-ri on the 9th September. This test caused an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude, which is identical to January activity. Meanwhile in Pyongyang, it’s the national day, an important holiday in North Korea.

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Fourth Day of the WPK Congress: Kim Jong-un becomes the Party Chairman

North Korea’s ruling-party congress on Monday announced a new title for Kim Jong Un — party chairman. Kim Jong-un had already been head of the party, but with the title of first secretary.

Officially bringing more people into his inner circle, Kim Jong-un filled two vacancies on the powerful Presidium of the party’s central committee. Senior party official Choe Ryong Hae regained a seat that he had lost; once considered Kim Jong Un’s No. 2, he had been briefly banished to a rural collective farm last year for re-education.

Ri Tuk Nam
On the first row we see the former North Leadership. Starting from left: Yang Hyong-sop, Kim Ki-nam, Pak Pong-ju (the North Korean Prime Minister) and Kim Yong-nam (88 years, secretary of the SPA-the North Korean assembly). At the top of the picture on the left side, we notice the presence of Ri Tuk-nam (deputy chair of the Party Control Commission). Source: Rodong Sinmun

Premier Pak Pong Ju was also named to the Presidium. Other members are Kim Jong Un himself; Kim Yong Nam, who as parliament leader is the country’s nominal head of state; and Hwang Pyong So, the top political officer of the Korean People’s Army. Kim Yong Nam, 88, stayed on despite speculation from North Korea-watchers that he might lose his position because of his age.

North Korean authorities plan to revise party rules to reflect “nuclear state” status

Second Day of the WPK Congress

Accordingt to the North Korean Workers’ Journal, Rodong Sinmun,  “The second-day sitting of the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) took place on Saturday”. Basically no important annoucements were made.

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, continued his report on the work of the Party Central Committee.

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The WPK Party Congress will open on the 6th May

On the 26th April, , the Workers’ Party of Korea Political Bureau publicized its decision on opening the 7th Party Congress on the 6th May 2016. On 30 October 2015, the Political Bureau of the CC WPK announced that the 7th Congress is to be held in early May 2016. At the difference of previous congress, no foreign guests are attending this event.

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