June 20, 2021

Biden Nuclear Envoy Ready for Talks ‘Anytime’ With North Korea

Featuring Duyeon Kim

Source: Bloomberg

Journalists Jon Herskovitz, Lee Jeong-ho

President Joe Biden’s point man for North Korea said the U.S. was ready for talks “anywhere, anytime” with Pyongyang, providing a strong signal Washington is prepared to revive a stagnant disarmament dialogue.

Sung Kim, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, said after discussions Monday in Seoul with South Korean counterpart Noh Kyu-duk and Japan’s Takehiro Funakoshi that the Biden administration’s policy called for “a calibrated, practical approach,” which includes possible diplomacy with North Korea.

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Authors

  • Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Indo-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear ...