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Key developments in North Korea this week

All News 16:00 December 07, 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- The following are key developments regarding North Korea this week.

Nov. 30 -- S. Korean train travels to N. Korea for joint railway inspection

-- N. Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho holds talks in Hanoi with Vietnamese FM

-- Koreas complete work on removing some guard posts, land mines in DMZ

-- President Moon holds talks with Trump on sidelines of G-20 summit in Argentina
Dec. 1 -- N. Korean soldier defects to S. Korea across land border

-- N. Korean Sports Minister Kim Il-guk returns from Olympic meeting in Japan

-- Pompeo says second U.S.-N.K. summit expected to take place 'shortly after first of year'

-- Trump says second summit with N. Korea likely to happen in January or February

-- Moon says Trump welcomes N.K. leader's possible visit to S. Korea

-- S. Korean FM meets with N. Korea's ceremonial head of state in Mexico
Dec. 3 -- KCNA reports leader Kim visits shoe factory

-- S. Korea unveils five-year master plan for inter-Korean relations

-- CIA's Korea Mission Center chief Andrew Kim holds secret meeting with N.K. officials at Panmunjom
Dec. 4 -- Unification ministry says joint railway inspection in N. Korea moving ahead as scheduled

-- N.K. foreign minister meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Dec. 5 -- S. Korean officials return home after six-day railway inspection in North Korea
Dec. 6 -- Koreas agree to verify withdrawal of border guard posts on Dec. 12

-- N.K. Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho arrives in Beijing for three-day visit

-- South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha holds talks with Pompeo in Washington
Dec. 7 -- Koreas hold chief liaison officers' meeting in Kaesong

-- N.K. Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho holds talks in Beijing with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

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