There has been much speculation recently over Kim Jong-un's health, including the suggestion that was infected with COVID-19.
State media showed Kim cutting a ribbon outside the factory, with his sister Kim Yo Jong together with several senior North Korean officials.
US President Donald Trump negated rumors that Kim was in a “vegetative state,” or even that he was gravely ill.
Netanyahu announced that Australia and Italy would be added to the list of countries with entry restrictions, joining Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and China.
"We are no one's 'backyard’"
Also: Japanese officials on Saturday admitted that 23 of the Diamond Princess passengers had been cleared to leave by mistake.
"The report that there was a group of people here, some of whom are most likely infected and possibly carrying the virus, in the second week of February, is very worrisome."
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"The ... United States' nuclear deterrent is robust, flexible, ready and appropriately tailored to deter 21st century threats and reassure allies."
Israel agreed that products from the settlements in Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights will not enjoy various benefits such as customs exemptions under the Free Trade Zone Agreement with South Korea.
The Koreans conditioned the entire deal on the settlements exclusion.
The latest test came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced he had received a “very beautiful letter” from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It was the third such launch in just over a week. All three of the tests involved short-range ballistic missiles.
North Korean maintains close military ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and with Syria. Both are dedicated to the annihilation of the State of Israel.
MOUs were signed in the fields of trade and robotics.
It was the third time the two men have met during Trump’s term in office.
In his announcement, South Korea's President Moon said, “President Trump is the maker of peace in the Korean Peninsula.”
The missile fire came five days after a test-fire by Pyongyang of a barrage of short-range projectiles from the east coast.
“I don’t think they’re ready to negotiate,” President Trump said Thursday after the ship’s seizure was announced. “No one is happy about this.”
The Kremlin says Putin will focus on the deadlock over Pyongyang’s nuclear technology program.
There have already been a number of visits by high-ranking officials between Russia and North Korea, and a new agreement signed.
"The completion of the development of the weapon system serves as an event of very weighty significance . . . " Kim said.
"A high percentage of Nobel laureates in all fields – literature, science, economics – are Jewish, which is an amazing achievement," the Korean ambassador explained, and asked, "How can Jews be such geniuses?"
The two are scheduled to have dinner on Wednesday and then to continue their talks on Thursday.
Jewish women seeking ritual pool services have thus far had to travel quite a distance, to China or Japan, to use a mikvah for family purity.
Two Green Pine radar systems with a range of more than 500 kilometers (310 miles), are already in operation in South Korea.
The US "“remains focused on fulfilling the commitments agreed to by President Trump and Chairman Kim at the Singapore Summit in June.”
Israel reportedly turned down the proposal and instead made a counter offer of food aid.
Adelson, a veteran of the Korean war, said he hoped President Trump would get “North and South Korea to finish the war,” so Adelson, could “open up business.”
There have been reports in the past week that North Korea has been continuing to expand its ballistic missile technology program.
"I hope the citizens of South Korea will gain the quiet they have been seeking for years.”