Kim also welcomed Seoul's support for his overtures, a North Korean official told state television.
President Donald Trump has not changed his position on North Korea but does not oppose efforts to initiate talks
‘North Korea must cease activities that go against its international obligations and UN resolutions,’ says Canadian PM
Such set-piece rallies, organised by the authorities, are a regular feature of political life in Pyongyang, and are intended as a physical demonstration of popular support for the leadership.
Presidents Moon Jae-in, Donald Trump speak following UN sanctions vote
The allies held the rare live-fire drill as tensions grew over the peninsula following the North's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test held last week.
The isolated, nuclear-armed North sent a chill through the international community Tuesday after its missile launch, a milestone in Pyongyang's decades-long drive for the capability to threaten the US mainland with a nuclear strike.
South’s acting leader threatens to ‘strongly punish’ North Korea on 1st day of annual joint military exercises with US
Defense ministry threatens to take action against North if it conducts planned test of intercontinental ballistic missile
Pyongyang counters with warning after Seoul says to increase border propaganda to inform North of nuke development costs
Pyongyang refuses to heed South Korean calls for repentance ahead of fifth anniversary of incident that killed 46
Web services gradually denuded over days, following US accusation of North's involvement in Sony hack.