South Korean President pushing for North Korean denuclearisation before 2019

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is continuing to push for “irrevocable progress” in North Korean denuclearisation by the end of the year, preparing for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The focus of the Pyongyang summit between the two Korean leaders will be on achieving denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. South Korea’s…

Mike Pompeo in North Korea for “clarification” on nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in North Korea to try and reach an agreement on the details of US President Donald Trump’s agreement with North Korea that seeks to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula. Both sides have said they need to “clarify” some things regarding the deal, which Mr Trump has already hailed as…

High Level US-North Korea Summit Could Be Delayed: Trump

Donald Trump has claimed there is a “substantial chance” its historic diplomatic meeting between the US and North Korea will be delayed if it chooses not to engage in denuclearisation. The US President said hosting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House there were doubts that the summit would happen, but the North…

US promises to help build North Korea’s economy if it denuclearises

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the US will help North Korea to achieve economic prosperity similar to South Korea if it denuclearises. Mr Pompeo has just returned from talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which he characterised as “warm” and “constructive. “We had good conversations about the histories of our two…

US, Japan, welcome North Korean announcement to halt nuclear tests

The US, Japan and China have all welcomed the announcement by North Korea that nuclear tests will be halted and scrap its nuclear site. US President Donald Trump celebrated the development on denuclearisation on Twitter. “North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site. This is very good…

Trump to meet with Kim Jong-Un to discuss denuclearisation

US President Donald Trump is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to discuss the possibility of denuclearisation, after a surprise invitation was sent to the US President. Relayed by South Korean national security advisor Chung Eui-yong, the invitation will set up the first meeting between a US president and a North Korean leader…