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SEOUL, South Korea  | US envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

SEOUL, South Korea  — The Trump administration’s special envoy for North Korea has expressed optimism about the diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis a day after the North issued a surprisingly blunt statement saying it will never disarm unless the U.S. removes what it calls a nuclear threat. Stephen Biegun says ahead of a … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | US envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moon’s visit

PYONGYANG, North Korea  — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 10:00 a.m. A stone marker commemorating South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Pyongyang has the wrong dates carved on it. The stone was unveiled during a tree-planting ceremony attended … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moon’s visit

The Latest: NKorea to stop weapons tests if it has US talks

SEOUL, South Korea /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on talks between North and South Korea (all times local): 8:30 p.m. South Korea says North Korea has agreed to impose a moratorium on tests of nuclear weapons and missiles if it holds talks with the United States. South Korea’s presidential national security director said … Continue reading The Latest: NKorea to stop weapons tests if it has US talks