The United States and Britain are mulling diplomatic boycotts of the Beijing Olympics next February, which could be a setback to South Korea’s plans to engage North Korea at the Winter Games.
Seoul and Washington may not see eye-to-eye on an end-of-war declaration, with no mention of the issue in a U.S. State Department statement after talks between high-level diplomats Tuesday.
U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said Tuesday that North Korea is “one immediate challenge” that the United States and China should work together on, following a summit between the two countries’ leaders.
A declaration to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War could create a denuclearization process that “no one can easily walk away from,” said South Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun in Washington Monday.
Seoul and Washington are nearing some agreement on a proposal to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War, said South Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun Sunday ahead of a week-long trip to the United States.
The Korea Peace Foundation, led by JoongAng Holdings Chairman Hong Seok-hyun, received the inaugural Northeast Asia + Peace Award from a presidential committee in Daejeon on Wednesday.
A group of 23 American lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden urging him to “prioritize” engagement with North Korea and support a formal declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War.
While the United States and South Korea are aligned on the need to diplomatically engage North Korea, they may differ on the steps needed to be taken, the U.S. top security adviser said Tuesday.
The chief U.S. nuclear negotiator said Sunday that he looks forward to exploring initiatives including Seoul’s proposal for an end-of-war declaration and humanitarian support for North Korea.
The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan expressed “concern” over North Korea’s latest submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) launch in a meeting in Washington Tuesday, amid ongoing talks of reengaging Pyongyang.