Archive for May, 2018

S. Korea, China, Japan to hold summit in Tokyo next week

SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Tokyo next week for trilateral talks with the Chinese and Japanese leaders, his office announced Tuesday. Moon agreed to sit down with Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and Chin …

[Interview] US arms control specialist calls for concurrent measures to accelerate denuclearization process

Daryl Kimball, Executive Director of the United States Arms Control Association (ACA), non-profit organization dedicated to effective arms control measures, met with the Hankyoreh in Washington, D.C. .. …

Pompeo, Kono Agree to Maintain Maximum Pressure on N. Korea

[International] : U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono have agreed to maintain pressure on North Korea until the regime abandons its nuclear program.  Pompeo met with Kono in Jordan’s capital Amman on Monday during his first visit to the Middle East since taking office on …[more…] …

President Moon calls declaration ‘historic start for new Korea'

President Moon Jae-in (third from left) presides over a meeting with his top aides, at Cheong Wa Dae on April 30. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Sohn JiAe President Moon Jae-in said that …

(4th LD) Trump says he likes idea of meeting Kim on inter-Korean border

(ATTN: UPDATES with South Korean presidential office’s response in last 3 paras) WASHINGTON, April 30 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he likes the idea of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the inter-Korean border …