North Korea is holding its first Workers' Party Congress in 36 years. Foreign journalists have been invited, but they aren't allowed inside the Congress.
President Moon has said there won't be a new war on the Korean Peninsula. He added that US President Donald Trump has promised to seek Seoul's approval before pursuing any option against its nuclear-armed neighbor.
In another escalation of strong rhetoric, Pyongyang has accused US President Donald Trump of being "bereft of reason." Both Japan and South Korea have warned the North over its latest threats to the US territory of Guam.
Guam's governor has praised President Donald Trump's increasingly tough talk against North Korea. Senior US security officials say a military confrontation between the United States and North Korea isn't imminent.
There has been a landslide in relations between the US and North Korea. As Pyongyang's military power increases, Washington may find itself cornered into accepting an ugly option in order to move forward.
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