US, Japan, South Korea to meet over North Korea nuclear standoff

10/9/2021 12:53:00 PM

US, Japan, South Korea to meet over North Korea nuclear standoff

US, Japan, South Korea to meet over North Korea nuclear standoff

SEOUL: Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting on North Korea next week in Tokyo, South Korea\u0027s foreign ministry confirmed on Friday (Sep 10). The three countries have been discussing ways to break a standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons and ballistic

LinkedIn SEOUL: Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting on North Korea next week in Tokyo, South Korea's foreign ministry confirmed on Friday (Sep 10)..LinkedIn :North Korea has been suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022, meaning it will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games, after failing to send a team to the Tokyo Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday..

The three countries have been discussing ways to break a standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, which have drawn international sanctions.Noh Kyu-duk, Seoul's special representative for Korean peninsula peace and security affairs, will travel to Japan on Sunday for a three-day visit, the ministry said in a statement.While there, he will meet with US envoy for North Korea Sung Kim, and Takehiro Funakoshi, director-general of the Japanese foreign ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau.The IOC chief, however, said the IOC did reserve the right to make decisions on any individual North Korean athletes who qualify for Beijing 2022 and to reconsider the duration of the country's suspension.The officials will discuss the North Korean nuclear issue as well as cooperation between their countries, Seoul said."The three countries are expected to have in-depth discussions on ways to promote cooperation to stably manage the situation of the Korean Peninsula and resume the peninsula peace process at an early date," the statement said.

Related: North Korea nuclear report shows 'urgent need for dialogue': US official US President Joe Biden's administration has said it will explore diplomacy to achieve North Korean denuclearisation, but has shown no willingness to ease sanctions.The IOC said it had held lengthy talks and offered solutions, including vaccines, to the North Koreans but these measures had been"systematically rejected" by the country's Olympic committee.During a visit to Seoul in August, Sung Kim said he was ready to meet with North Korean officials"anywhere, at any time".Pyongyang has also said it is open to diplomacy, but that it sees no sign of policy changes from the United States, citing issues such as sanctions as well as joint military drills with South Korea.Source: Reuters/vc.

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