US asks North Korea to ‘seize the moment’ on talks

WASHINGTON: The US envoy on North Korea acknowledged on Wednesday (Nov 20) that Pyongyang has not yet taken verifiable action to denuclearize and called on the regime to “seize the moment.” Stephen Biegun, testifying to Congress on his nomination to … Read More

South Korea reveals plan to break stalemate in US-North Korea talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold their hands together after watching the mass games performance of “The Glorious Country” at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. PYONGYANG PRESS … Read More

How Trump caught his White House and the world by surprise

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(CNN)When White House aides arrived at work Thursday, they were prepared for a market-shaking event that would prompt jitters among US allies and cause heartburn among establishment thinkers, even Republicans. They weren’t prepared for two such events. President Donald Trump … Read More

President Trump To Meet With Kim Jong Un, White House Says

President Trump has agreed to a face-to-face meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at a place and time to be determined,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Thursday. The announcement came in response … Read More

Trump Opens Door, Just Slightly, to Talking With North Korea

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“We want to talk also,” President Trump said in remarks to American governors at the White House on Monday, referring to the North Koreans. But he quickly added: “only under the right conditions.”CreditTom Brenner/The New York Times   TOKYO — … Read More

Tillerson calls on North Korea to engage in US talks

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  Tillerson has been accused of ‘wasting his time’ in trying to negotiate with North Korea by US President Donald Trump [Jonathan Ernst/Reuters] MORE ON UNITED STATES Can Muslim leaders alter Trump’s Jerusalem decision?today Democrat Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in … Read More