Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Dora Pope
May 20, 2017

"It is similar to North Korea's backdoor malicious codes", said Simon Choi, a senior researcher with Hauri who has done extensive research into North Korea's hacking capabilities and advises South Korean police and National Intelligence Service.

"Every country has its own troubles".

Harris said North Korea's nuclear and missile tests showed that the country was a "liability for China not and asset", and for showed the need for Beijing to do more rein in its neighbour. Yonhap News Agency reported that Trump said he was willing to resolve the North Korean nuclear threat through engagement under the right conditions, but he will not hold talks for the sake of talks.

North Korea's missile test this week marked a grave turning point that should rally a global response to the threat of a rogue nuclear state.

"THAAD retaliation is a Chinese government-engineered project", Lee said. He also said there are many companies willing to invest in North Korea and if the North makes the right choice, it will be good for its development, according to Hong.

Council diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because the consultations were private, said China never mentioned working with the USA on a new sanctions resolution, and both China and Russian Federation said they support a negotiated solution through dialogue.

The envoy said at the outset of the meeting, which was open to the media, that the two countries "have in common a practical interest to deal with the North Korean nuclear issue".

She said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "paranoid" and thinks that the United States is trying to promote regime change and that there are people trying to assassinate him.

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However, South Korea downplayed the progress.

South Korea and the U.S. say it is necessary to guard against North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities that threaten South Korea, Japan, U.S. territories and possibly even the continental United States.

The United Nations Security Council met behind closed door on Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea. Any one of which would make any nuclear device North Korea can make look like a firecracker.

"What we do know is the worldwide community is concern".

Asked about Haley's comments, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China would work hard at reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula and finding a peaceful resolution.

The claim, if true, could mark an advancement in the North's ICBM program exceeding most expectations, said Kim Dong-yub, a professor at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul.

Kim singled out as "more serious" the push by the USA for a new sanctions resolution and the Trump administration's demand for all countries "to decide whether they support for DPRK or U.S".

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