China has welcomed North Korea’s recent "positive signals" on resuming denuclearization talks with the United States, urging Washington to adopt an approach more conducive to dialogue in response to Pyongyang’s goodwill.
North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September but warned that dealings between the sides could end unless Washington takes a fresh approach.
North Korea Saturday lashed out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments on Pyongyang's "rogue behavior" and warned its expectations for nuclear talks with Washington are "gradually disappearing".
North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and vowed to "shutter the absurd dream" that sanctions will force a change in Pyongyang.
North Korea says it has “no interest” in resuming negotiations with the United States unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves” in the region, as the White House intends to revive stalled nuclear talks with Pyongyang.
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with his counterpart in Seoul Wednesday as Washington seeks to reopen talks with Pyongyang over the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the removal of sanctions and a non-aggression pact for North Korea.
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejecting further peace talks with Seoul.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his country’s latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, state media KCNA reported on Wednesday.