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North Korea Denuclearization Digest

North Korean ICBMs on Display

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  • North Korea Rejects U.S. Proposal
    October 10, 2019
    Working-level talks between the U.S. and North Korea hit a roadblock this month after negotiators failed to agree on steps toward a denuclearization and peace process. The Trump Administration appears optimistic about future bilateral negotiations despite Pyongyang’s recent missile provocations and warning of a resumption of long-range ballistic missile tests.
  • Trump and Kim Agree to Resume Talks
    July 2, 2019
    U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at the DMZ June 30, as President Moon Jae-in of South Korea calls on the U.S. and North Korea to advance denuclearization negotiations, and China's President Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang.
  • Door to Diplomacy Remains Open Despite Missile Tests | North Korea Denuclearization Digest, May 2019
    May 21, 2019
    The next steps for U.S. diplomacy with North Korea remain unclear after Pyongyang tested several short-range ballistic missiles in early May. U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with South Korean officials in Seoul May 9-10 amid criticisms from North Korea of the U.S. negotiating team and U.S. seizure of a North Korean ship.
  • U.S. and North Korea Say Changes Must Precede Third Summit | North Korea Denuclearization Digest, April 19, 2019
    April 19, 2019
    North Korea tests a new tactical weapon and continues to engage in sophisticated methods of sanctions evasion, according to the most recent reports. As both Washington and Pyongyang say changes must precede any third summit between the two countries, a meeting between Putin and Kim is expected by the end of this month.
  • Hanoi Summit Ends Abruptly: What's Next? | North Korean Denuclearization Digest, March 6, 2019
    March 6, 2019
    As the second U.S.-North Korea summit ended abruptly, South Korea pushes for trilateral talks and the UN Security Council issues waivers for humanitarian aid to North Korea.