South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun-dong (centre) with his American counterpart Wendy Sherman (right) and Japanese Takeo Mori. (Photo: Yonhap)
Today (June 8), Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Cho Hyun-dong had three-way talks with his US counterpart Wendy Sherman and Japanese Takeo Mori in Seoul, two weeks after the visit. promote the alliance of US President Joe Biden to Korea and Japan.
There have been warnings from US and South Korean officials that North Korea has completed preparations to conduct a nuclear test at any time.
If reality plays out as warned, this will be a tough move by North Korea to implement the statement of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un two months ago about strengthening the country’s nuclear capabilities. with the fastest speed.
US Special Representative for North Korean Affairs Sung Kim. (Photo: AP)
On June 7, Cho Hyun-dong had direct consultations with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Seoul amid concerns that North Korea may be preparing for its first nuclear test in more than four years. five.
North Korea has carried out a series of attacks ballistic missile test in the context of nuclear negotiations still at an impasse.
Earlier, Sung Kim, the US special representative for North Korean affairs, said on June 3 that the US was “ready” with its allies Japan and South Korea to deal with unexpected situations. on the Korean peninsula amid growing speculation that North Korea has completed preparations for a nuclear test.
During talks in Seoul, Sung Kim told his South Korean and Japanese counterparts Kim Gunn and Takehiro Funakoshi, respectively, that Washington was “assessing North Korea’s preparations at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site possibly for the seventh nuclear test”, while highlighting the importance of tripartite cooperation.
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