The United States on Sunday stated it noticed as an “interesting signal” North Korean chief Kim Jong Un’s feedback this week saying he’s prepared for “dialogue and confrontation” however that Washington was nonetheless ready for direct communication from Pyongyang to start out talks in direction of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
“His comments this week we regard as an interesting signal and we will wait to see whether they are followed up with any kind of more direct communication to us about a potential path forward,” U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan stated in an ABC News interview.
“What President Biden has communicated is that the United States is prepared to engage in principled negotiations with North Korea to deal with the challenge of North Korea’s nuclear program towards the ultimate objective of the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” Sullivan stated within the interview.
Kim ordered his authorities to arrange for “both dialogue and confrontation” with the United States, state information media reported on Friday, in his first response to the Biden administration’s new North Korea coverage.
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