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DPRK

abbreviation for
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)
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Noun1.DPRK - a communist country in the northern half of the Korean PeninsulaDPRK - a communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook, Korea, Korean Peninsula - an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
capital of North Korea, Pyongyang - capital of North Korea and an industrial center; "Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved"
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Yalu, Yalu River - river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
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In the absence of official documentation, information provided by DPRK refugees, defectors, and travelers to the country indicates that drug use within North Korea appears to have increased in recent years.
The so-called human rights issue in the DPRK is politically fabricated and, therefore, it is not at all relevant to the regional or international peace and security" DPRK Ambassador to the UN Ja Song Nam said.
The Government of North Korea has not only imposed heavy fines on, but has also detained, arrested, and imprisoned persons who violated DPRK laws, such as entering the country illegally or attempting to contact private DPRK citizens without government authorization.
South Korea and the DPRK agreed at the working-level talks Monday to hold their first high-level talks in six years, but the talks scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday in Seoul were called off on Tuesday due to disagreement over the level of chief delegates.
is set to light a fuse for a nuclear war, the revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK will exercise the right to a preemptive nuclear attack to destroy the strongholds of the aggressors and to defend the supreme interests of the country," the Korean Central News Agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying in a statement.
In October 2007, President Bush approved the lifting of some sanctions imposed on the DPRK under an act governing human trafficking.
The DPRK should comply with its international obligations.
The long-range missile launch isolated the DPRK further from the international community, the resolution said, noting that consequent harsh prices, which Pyongyang should pay for its provocation, will be blamed totally on the DPRK authorities.
But its posture and rhetoric have only made the DPRK more determined to accelerate its "historic cause" of nuclear development to guarantee its security.
The EU has repeatedly expressed its expectation that the DPRK engage in a credible and meaningful dialogue aimed at pursuing the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.
Unpardonable are that Pence dared to defame the inviolable DPRK government, terming it 'dictatorial regime', and absurdly slandered our congratulatory missions including the first Vice department director of the WPK Central Committee," the Spokesman said in the statement, read out by a stern-faced male broadcaster at the Korean Central Television.
This was the second time for the DPRK and South Korea to hold talks at the truce village of Panmunjom, after they held their first high-level meeting on Jan.