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Little Progress Seen in Korean Peninsula Industry Talks
Discussions between South and North Korea on Wednesday failed to make substantial headway in reaching a deal for resuming joint business initiatives that were halted this spring when Korean Peninsula tensions simmered, the Associated Press reported.
Pyongyang and Seoul did agree to convene again next week for more talks on reopening the Kaesong industrial complex.
That the meetings are taking place at all is a dramatic improvement over the poor diplomatic climate that existed in March and April when North Korea made repeated threats of launching nuclear missile attacks against South Korea and the United States.
March 13, 2014
On Friday, March 14, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Five statesmen from Germany, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States call for the urgent formation of a Contact Group of Foreign Ministers to address the crisis and more broadly, create a new approach to building mutual security in the Euro-Atlantic region.
Sept. 27, 2013
A fact sheet on current and projected costs of maintaining the U.S. nuclear deterrent, produced by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
This article provides an overview of North Korea's historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.