North Korea



  • rouhani north korea 2017-08-07 10:45

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Dialog sans foreign intervention to resolve Korean peninsula crisis

    TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani in a meeting with senior North Korean official stressed the importance of dialogue between the two Korean states as the only viable means to bring about peace in the Korean Peninsula.

  • لاریج 2017-08-05 09:47

    Iran for peaceful nuclear energy, against nukes

    TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Iran defends peaceful nuclear energy and slams nuclear arms as dangerous for security of every country and the entire world.

  • larijani 2017-06-29 17:18


    Tehran willing to use Pyongyang ties to help inter-Korean reconciliation

    SEOUL, Jun. 29 (MNA) – Iran's parliament speaker said Thu. that Tehran will seek to use its ties with North Korea to help improve inter-Korean relations for a "peaceful and political" solution.

  • سفیر کره جنوبی 2017-06-11 10:37

    Seoul-Tehran ties based on restoration, diversification, interconnection

    TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) – South Korean envoy to Iran underlined that his country follows a set of strategies to restore ties with Tehran to pre-sanction era, to diversify and to interconnect it, particualry in economic and trade fields.

  • نشست خبری سفیر چین 2017-05-11 11:21

    Chinese amb.:

    China advocates direct US-DPRK talks for settling tensions  

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) – Chinese ambassador to Tehran in a meeting with Amir-Abdollahian said China believes US and North Korea need to sit down for direct talks in order to relieve the tension and resolve conflicts.

  • ارتش کره شمالی 2017-04-30 08:41

    ASEAN states urge N Korea to comply with all intl. obligations

    MOSCOW, Apr. 30 (MNA) – The countries that are part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) organization have called on North Korea to comply fully with its obligations arising from all relevant UNSC resolutions in the wake of the recent escalation of tensions in the region.

  • Lavrov & Wang Yi 2017-04-16 10:49

    Russian, Chinese FMs discuss Syria, Korean Peninsula

    BEIJING, Apr. 16 (MNA) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, had a telephone conversation about their nations' bilateral ties and the situation in Syria and the Korean Peninsula, local media reported.

  • ارتش کره شمالی‎ 2017-04-08 13:17


    Preemptive strike warning against US

    TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The north Korean Foreign Ministry in a memorandum on Friday stressed that it has a legitimate right to make a resolute preemptive attack to frustrate the moves for imminent and full-phased aggression and war made by the US against it.

  • Rocket 2017-04-03 13:53

    DPRK criticizes US for double standards on Japan's rocket launch 

    PYONGYANG, Apr. 03 (MNA) – The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday criticized the United States for adopting double standards on Japan's recent rocket launch.

  • north korea 2017-03-20 11:14

    N Korea calls for Forum of International Legal Experts

    TEHRAN, Mar. 20 (MNA) – The North Korean Lawyers Committee in its white paper on Thursday called for convening the Forum of International Legal Experts to Clarify Legal Ground of the UN ‘Sanctions Resolutions’ against the DPRK.

  • north korea 2017-03-19 17:15

    Kim Jong watches ground jet test of new high-thrust engine

    TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) – North Korea's top leader Kim Jong Un watched the ground jet test of a newly developed high-thrust engine, the official news agency KCNA reported on Sunday.

  • Peace Forum 2017-03-15 21:18

    Peace Forum seeks dream of Korean reunification

    TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Peace Forum for the 1st Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW)​ was held in Seoul, Capital City of South Korea.

  • دیدار علی لاریجانی با چائو تائی بوک رییس مجمع عالی خلق کره شمالی 2017-02-20 10:59

    US seeks pressure on independent states

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the US has always sought to put pressure on independent countries and does not want peace to be established in different regions.

  • دیدار علی لاریجانی با چائو تائی بوک رییس مجمع عالی خلق کره شمالی 2017-02-20 08:43

    By: Mehran Riazi

    Larijani meets with N Korean official

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – Chairman of Supreme People’s Assembly of Democratic People's Republic of Korea Choe Thae-bok met with Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday.

  • گفتگو با سلیم الجبوری، عادل البیاتی و علاءالدین بروجردی 2017-01-31 09:20

    Iran, N Korea in united front against US

    TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) – Head of Iran-North Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, said the two countries are in a unified front against US extortion attempts and will stand firm against any West-imposed sanctions.

  • Kerry-Lavrov 2016-10-02 11:59

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss Aleppo, N Korea issue in phone talk

    MOSCOW, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergey Lavrov and John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria's Aleppo and North Korean issue in another phone conversation late on Saturday.

  •   2016-09-27 21:38

    Ban calls for fulfillment of disarmament, non-proliferation commitments

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all countries to act now, without delay, to fulfil their disarmament and non-proliferation commitments.

  • کره.jpg 2016-09-19 09:20

    Rouhani urges regional peace to avoid foreign intervention

    MARGARITA ISLAND, Sep. 19 (MNA) – In a meeting with North Korean ceremonial head of state, President Rouhani stressed that escalation of tension in the region must be avoided so that major powers could not have the pretext to interfere.

  • Zarif in Venezuela 2016-09-16 11:57

    Zarif meets intl. figures in Venezuela

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – On the sidelines of the 17th summit of NAM in Venezuela, officials of international arena meet with Iranian FM Zarif.

  • پدر آن دیگری 2016-09-14 09:24

    Pyongyang Intl. Filmfest. to screen 'The Other's Father'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Yadollah Samadi's feature movie 'The Other's Father' will be screened at North Korean film festival.

  • AEN20160911000451315_01_i.jpg 2016-09-11 17:55

    US aircraft carrier to take part in S Korean drills in mid-Oct.

    SEOUL, Sep. 11 (MNA) – The United States plans to dispatch a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to South Korea next month in a show of force to deter military provocations by North Korea following its latest nuclear test, a military official said Sunday.

  • women volleyball 2016-09-04 10:11

    VIDEO: Iranian women v-ballers jump for joy after beating N. Korea

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s women’s volleyball squad defeated North Korea’s team 3-1 in the first day of the Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship which was held in the Philippines on Saturday.

  • والیبال بانوان 2016-09-04 10:07

    Iranian women volleyball squad routs N Korea

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – National Iranian women’s volleyball team has opened the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship with a sweet victory over North Korea.

  • پروفسور «میونگ کو کانگ» 2016-07-13 20:36

    Political analyst:

    Dictatorships would prove ‘constructive,’ as Korean model suggests

    TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (MNA) – A Professor of Politics at Baruch College in New York City has believed the future of Tehran-Seoul relations is bright, however he evaluates the imposed threats by North Korea as serious.

  • 6c45f978a9624f8d8c5500da74618293_18.jpg 2016-07-09 10:35

    S Korea's JCS:

    N Korea's latest SLBM test unsuccessful

    SEOUL, Jul. 09 (MNA) – North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its east coast on Saturday, but the missile failed in its initial flight stage, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

  • north-korea-usa-flag.jpg 2016-07-03 14:22

    N Korea slams US human rights report

    SEOUL, Jul. 03 (MNA) – North Korea lashed out at the United States Saturday for releasing what it claims is a fabricated report on human trafficking as it vowed to bolster up its nuclear deterrent for self-defense.

  • AEN20140924008651315_01_i.jpg 2016-07-02 16:04

    Iran complies with resolution on N Korea, prepares implementation report

    SEOUL, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iran is "completely" complying with the latest resolution that the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted in the wake of North Korea's nuclear and long-range missile tests earlier this year, Iran's top diplomat in Seoul said.

  • کره شمالی 2016-07-02 12:33

    N Korea condemns intl. sanctions

    SEOUL, Jul. 02 (MNA) – North Korea on Saturday expressed discontent against the United Nation's latest sanctions, apparently as the move has started to weigh down on its economy.

  • north+korea+south+korea+flags+map+split+ws.jpg 2016-06-28 20:26

    S Korea rejects N Korea offer for joint meeting involving parties, key figures

    SEOUL, Jun. 28 (MNA) – South Korea on Tuesday rejected North Korea's offer to hold a meeting involving both sides' political parties and social organizations in August, saying that denuclearization should be prioritized as a precondition for dialog.

  • AEN20160617005300315_01_i.jpg 2016-06-17 11:09

    Russian envoy:

    Seoul should avoid excessive pressure on North

    SEOUL, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Seoul must be more open to having talks with North Korea, said Russia’s envoy to South Korea on Friday, adding that imposing excessive pressure on Pyongyang will not help improve the inter-Korean relationship.