In his speech at the State Department, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. The North has been demanding that the US lift harsh sanctions and provide it with security guarantees before it takes any steps beyond its initial suspension of nuclear and missile tests.
North Korea refrained from carrying out any nuclear or missile tests in 2018 and has taken symbolic steps toward denuclearization, such as shuttering a missile test facility and destroying parts of its nuclear test site, Punggye-ri.
According to a military source in Seoul, Japan refused to provide radio frequency data for corroborating evidence, and demanded that South Korea exchange all its information regarding the destroyer's radar system.
A military spokesman here said, "Mentioning the North alongside China and Russian Federation as a declared nuclear state can send the wrong signal that the North is virtually being recognized as a nuclear state". He is widely expected to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who himself has travelled to North Korea on numerous occasions.
The United States and North Korea plan to hold high-level talks in Washington as soon as this week to discuss a second summit of their leaders, following a prolonged stalemate in nuclear talks, South Korean media said on Tuesday. "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea".
The Vietnamese source did not confirm if a state visit by Kim would be combined with a U.S.
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Personnel exchanges between the two Koreas have increased sharply since North Korea abruptly began talks early a year ago with a vague promise of denuclearization.
It has always been unclear what else the North is supposed to be given that denuclearization is at the heart of negotiations with the U.S.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Despite a lack of progress, Trump has been keen to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un and could meet again with his envoy this week.
Washington and Seoul have been discussing potential U.S. measures to reciprocate North Korea's possible steps toward denuclearization, such as dismantling the Yongbyon main nuclear complex or intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) aimed at the U.S., South Korean officials told Reuters.
"I don't think there has been a single variant from the core proposition, which is the fully denuclearized North Korea as verified by worldwide experts", he said Friday.
"The review states that North Korea has yet to achieve the capability to credibly threaten the USA homeland".