North Korea's nuclear diplomacy prospects fade amid growing skepticism
Discussions regarding the need for dialogue to address North Korea's nuclear quandary in the United States have dwindled, South Korea's top envoy in Washington said Sunday, indicating growing skepticism over the prospects of nuclear diplomacy.
Nuclear envoys of South Korea, U.S. call for China's 'constructive role' over North Korea's nuke issue
The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held phone talks Monday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization and the outcome of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's recent visit to China, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said.
State visit to U.S. is evolution of ties, not aimed at isolating China: Foreign minister
Foreign Minister Park Jin said Monday that President Yoon’s state visit to the United States represented the evolution of bilateral ties into a partnership based on democratic values and not aimed at "isolating a particular country," such as China.
U.S. vows to ensure readiness against North's threats
The United States will continue to ensure its readiness to defend itself and regional allies against North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile capabilities, White House National Security Council (NSC) spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday (local time).
U.S. pursuing denuclearization of North needs to make first concession: U.S. experts
The United States is right in pursuing a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula but needs to consider changing methods to achieve its objective, U.S. experts said Tuesday.
Trilateral talks focus on North's threats, China and Russia
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman stressed that Washington in coordination with Seoul and Tokyo aims to push back on North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and challenges from China and Russia.
[Column] Don’t abandon North Korea
The U.S. must encourage North Korea to take a step closer to denuclearization and peace.
7 of 10 South Koreans support independent development of nuclear weapons
Seven out of 10 South Koreans see the need for Seoul to independently pursue its own nuclear weapons development program, a survey showed Monday, amid concerns over escalating military threats from Pyongyang and a lack of trust in denuclearization...
U.S. goal of denuclearizing Korean Peninsula will not change: State Department
The United States remains fully committed to completely denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, and that goal will not change, a state department spokesperson said Tuesday.
North Korea fires missile and issues a stern warning
North Korea delivered a stern warning to the United States and its allies on Thursday morning, and then fired a missile into the East Sea.