08 Feb 2019

No talks between Trump and China’s Xi before trade deadline

Contrary to a statement made by the U.S. president last week, Donald Trump has now said that he will not be meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping before March 1, which is the deadline set by both leaders for the negotiation of a new trade deal between their countries. President

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05 Jun 2018

Japan and South Korea at odds over tactics for North Korea denuclearization

Japan and South Korea have taken different tones and policy stances ahead of the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Japan has stressed a more hardline response that stresses complete denuclearization and disarmament without rewarding North Korea simply for coming to the negotiating table. South Korea, on the

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04 Jun 2018

Pompeo and North Korean Spy Master: US and North Korean Negotiators Meet ahead of summit

Marking the highest-level official visit of a North Korean representative to the US in 18 years, General Kim Yong Chol met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to salvage nuclear talks and build a connection. Kim is one of the most powerful figures in North Korea, has served 3

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