U.S. weighs 18-month sanctions pause for North Korea: report

Asia Pacific Jul 11, 2019

U.S. weighs 18-month sanctions pause for North Korea: report

The U.S. is considering suspending some sanctions on North Korea for 12 to 18 months in exchange for a freeze on the country's nuclear weapons program, the Yonhap news agency reported Thursday. The Trump administration would support lifting United Nations restrictions on North Korean coal ...

Asia Pacific Jun 27, 2019

North Korea tells South to let it deal directly with U.S.

North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked nuclear diplomacy. The North Korean statement was an apparent continuation of ...