No negotiations can be held with North Korea until it improves its behaviour, a White House official said on Wednesday, raising questions about US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s offer to begin talks with Pyongyang any time and without pre-conditions. “Given North Korea’s most recent missile test, clearly right now is not the time,” a White House official told Reuters. Tillerson said on Tuesday the United States was “ready to talk any time North Korea would like to talk,” appearing to back away from a key US demand that Pyongyang must first ...
Despite Tillerson overture, US says not right time for N Korea talks
Tillerson said on Tuesday the United States was ready to talk any time North Korea would like to talk
Reuters Last Updated at December 14, 2017 09:10 IST