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Offbeat North Korea skips annual 'anti-US imperialism' rally

15:51  25 june  2018
15:51  25 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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North Korea has opted not to hold an " anti - U . S . imperialism " rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Last year's event was held on Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square with a

imperialism ’, # rally North Korea is skipping its annual “ anti - US imperialism ” rally marking the start of the Korean War, one of the most More than 100,000 people turned out for last year’s rally in Kim Il Sung Square. The regime also issued special anti - US postage stamps for the occasion.

North Korea has opted not to hold an "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.

Last year's event was held on Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square with a reported 100,000 people attending. The North even issued special anti-U.S. postage stamps.

But for the first time in years, no such rally was planned on Monday.

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North Korea is skipping its annual “ anti - US imperialism ” rally marking the start of the Korean War, one of the most politically charged events staged by the regime as it tones down the rhetoric following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, according to a report on

North Korea has opted not to hold an “ anti - U . S . imperialism ” rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Last year’s event was held on Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square with a

North Koreans normally join the annual rally that sets off a month of anti-U.S., Korean War-focused events designed to strengthen nationalism and unity.

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It all culminates on July 27, which the North celebrates as the day of "Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War."

The United States, in the meantime, is preparing “specific asks” in a timeline that will be presented to North Korean officials as a result of the recent historic summit, Reuters reported.

The news agency, citing an unnamed U.S. defense official, reported that the U.S. hopes the presentation will show Pyongyang’s level of interest in denuclearizing.

“There will be specific asks and there will be a specific timeline when we present the North Koreans with our concept of what implementation of the summit agreement looks like,” the official reportedly said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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