Tillerson: The US Is A 'Long Way' From Negotiating With North Korea
09 March, 2018, 18:34
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says there are "potentially positive symbols" coming from North Korea but that "we're a long ways from negotiations".
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with Chung Eui-yong who is leading a special delegation of South Korea's President, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 6, 2018. He said it was the strongest indication to date of Kim's "not just willingness but really his desire for talks".
"President Trump has said for some time that he was open to talks and he would willingly meet with Kim when conditions were right", the top USA diplomat said.
The toughest regime of sanctions on North Korea to date, which has had an effect on both Pyongyang and its closet allies, China and Russian Federation, are expected to continue, as are military exercises conducted by Seoul and Washington.
Proponents of engagement, including Joel Wit, a senior fellow at Washington's U.S. -Korea Institute, said the fact that North Korea was unlikely to agree to a complete freeze of activity should not be an obstacle.
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USA officials and experts believe North Korea also needs more time to create facilities capable of mass-producing missiles, engines and other components - a challenge to any country even without the constraints of stringent worldwide sanctions.
"This proves that China's proposal that suspension for suspension was the right prescription for the problem and created basic conditions for the improvement of inter-Korean relations", Wang said.
Tillerson did not define the precise difference between talks and negotiations, and it was unclear what there was for the two countries - still technically at war - would have to discuss if not a deal to address concerns about the North's nuclear weapons program.
"The Korean peninsula issue has finally taken an important step in the right direction", Wang told a press conference on the sidelines of annual parliamentary session. "We call on the parties, particularly the United States and the DPRK, to engage in dialogue sooner rather than later", he said.
The Seoul officials said North Korea offered talks with the United States over normalizing ties and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
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