White House: North Korean leader's statements are an interesting sign

  • 20-06-2021, 21:55
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    The United States of America announced on Sunday, she sees an exciting sign of interest in remarks North Korean leader Kim Jong - un this week in which he said he was ready for "dialogue and confrontation", but Washington is still waiting for direct contact by Pyongyang to start talks on evacuation The Korean Peninsula has nuclear weapons.
    US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in an interview with ABC News: "We take his comments this week as an interesting signal, and we'll wait to see if they are followed by any kind of direct communication with us about a possible path forward."
    "What President (Joe) Biden has suggested is that the United States is ready in principle to enter into talks with North Korea to deal with the challenge of its nuclear program in order to reach the ultimate goal of complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," Sullivan added.
    On Friday, state media reported that Kim ordered his government to prepare for "dialogue and confrontation" with the United States, in his first reaction to the new Biden administration's policy toward North Korea.