North Korea said talks with the U.S. are possible once it has sufficient nuclear weapons to deter an attack, setting a condition the U.S. ruled out today after weeks of threats from Kim Jong Un’s regime.
North Korea said talks with the U.S. are possible once it has sufficient nuclear weapons to deter an attack, setting a condition the Obama administration has ruled out after weeks of threats from Kim Jong Un’s regime.
North Korea marks the 101st birth anniversary of state founder Kim Il Sung today, after the U.S. reached an agreement with China, Japan and South Korea to try to coax the reclusive regime back to talks.
Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors will meet the day before the International Monetary Fund’s spring meeting starts, as economic policy leaders try to broaden the global recovery.
Secretary of State John Kerry ended his Asian tour with an agreement to work with China, Japan and South Korea to lure North Korea back into nuclear talks. He also left the door open for a U.S. meeting with a volatile dictator who is raising tensions in the Pacific region.
The U.S. and China pledged to work together toward convincing North Korea to abandon its nuclear pursuits in a move that highlighted China’s growing frustration with a long-standing yet volatile Communist ally.
A North Korean military attack would pose a risk to sales and investment in South Korea by U.S. companies, including those in the automotive and semiconductor industries, according to a Bloomberg Government study.