North Korea says it is willing to restart denuclearisation talks with the United States later this month, the country’s Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-Hui said they were willing to resume “comprehensive” discussions in a setting agreed by both sides.
Her statement came after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hopes for talks to resume.
Hours after Ms Choe spoke, two short-range projectiles were reportedly launched from North Korea in the latest in a series of tests in recent months.
At their first meeting, last year, US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un agreed to the “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula – but without determining what that meant or how to achieve it.
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