Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain "maximum pressure" on N.Korea - minister

President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. President Trump accepting a reported offer to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a stunnin

Yang touted the "positive changes" on the Korean peninsula. For example, North Korean media is silent about the Trump-Kim summit but boiling with rage at Japan, which is practicing "mendicant diplomacy" by spewing "stupid gibberish" at Asian and European ministers to convince them to maintain diplomatic and economic pressure against North Korea.

"The North showed willingness on denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula", said a statement from the office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday.

Through all this, China was little more than an observer.

The fear of marginalisation in Beijing is palpable. "The fate of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Peninsula depends on whether we successfully seize this opportunity", the president said.

The United States has yet to hear from North Korea after President Donald Trump accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday.

Faso said the trip important is relevant to a wide range of issues.

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Trump didn't announce the meeting "for theater", Pompeo said on "Fox News Sunday", but to solve a problem. Hill argued that Trump has "already made a major concession" to North Korea by agreeing to talks without preconditions beyond merely expecting Kim to refrain from further nuclear and missile testing until May. DPRK is the North Korean government's name for itself.

Mike Chinoy, CNN's former senior Asia correspondent and author of "Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis", said "an asterisk" would hover above the talks until North Korea officially confirms its buy-in. "Should we succeed, there will be dramatic changes in world history, and the Republic of Korea will have played the leading role", he said.

Indeed, the United States and South Korea will be hard pressed to end their regional military drills that rattle Pyongyang's nerves on various occasions each year, while it seems Kim Jong-un will be equally reluctant to surrender the one thing that has most likely prevented an American military offensive thus far, and that is North Korea's arsenal of nuclear weapons and newly developed long-range missiles. "We believe that neither of the preconditions could be satisfied without China's active involvement and support", the commentary said.

If China is excluded for the time being, the Trump administration would be wise to keep Beijing in the loop. What actions would it need to take to remove the military threat against Pyongyang and to reassure the regime of its safety? That also means Washington can effectively and indefinitely deter him with overwhelming conventional and nuclear superiority - because, again, his aim is not expansion.McMaster's expansionary framework is crucial to his dismissal of and deterrence as a viable option with North Korea and his push for Washington to take an aggressive, military-first approach. It's impacted Kim Jong Un's behavior.

Tariffs affect South Korea's free trade deal with the US. He says Russia, South Korea and Japan will as well.

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