U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit Korea next month, sources said Wednesday, during a critical juncture for Sino-U.S. tensions and uncertainty in the direction of North Korean denuclearization talks.
Talks remain underway between North Korea and the United States that could beget opportunity in the future, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hinted Tuesday.
Seoul and Washington agreed to launch a new working-level dialogue channel to discuss alliance matters, said Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun Thursday after talks with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun in Washington.
South Korea’s Minister of Unification Lee In-young on Monday called on North Korea to reciprocate Seoul’s inter-Korean exchange proposals, arguing that cooperation between the two Koreas could help revive denuclearization talks...
The United States issued an advisory Tuesday warning that those who aid North Korea’s procurement of equipment and materials for its nuclear and missile development programs, even inadvertently, could face United Nations and U.S. sanctions.
The United States has extended a travel ban to North Korea for the third time in a row, citing the “serious risk” the regime continues to pose for Americans.
The U.S. State Department reiterated its support for its working group with South Korea on policy regarding the North, in response to a proposal from Seoul’s top inter-Korean official to restructure the consultative body between the two allies.
Korea announced Friday it will lift travel restrictions on arrivals from China’s Hubei Province starting Monday, since coronavirus cases there have eased and Beijing has also relaxed entry measures for Korean nationals.
Alex Wong, the U.S. deputy special representative for North Korea, said in a Senate hearing Wednesday that the United States is ready to negotiate the dismantling of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.
The U.S. State Department on Monday named Donna Welton as its new chief negotiator to the deadlocked defense cost-sharing talks with Seoul.