US State Department says no policy change on DPRK

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a forum on US-South Korea relations at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could take at least three years if not longer, raising the possibility that such a move is unlikely to take place during President Trump's current term in office.

In laying out the case for talks on Tuesday, Tillerson said that an initial dialogue would serve to learn more about Kim.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders echoed the sentiment in a statement to reporters on December 13, saying that Trump's views on North Korea haven't changed. "I'm not sure we need the footprints we have there because we don't have the same issues of urgency necessarily that we have in other parts of the world where we really need talent deployed".

CO: I think the North Koreans want legitimacy for their regime, they certainly don't want to be obliterated, they don't want to be continually threatened from what they see from the U.S. military maneuvers, threats from South Korea. "And we'll tell you what we want to put on the table".

"Dealing with Pakistan, I don't enjoy", said Tillerson at a town hall meeting with state department employees earlier today.

Christmas season church services
Memorial Baptist Church , Pee Dee Avenue, Norwood will have a drive-through live nativity "From Birth to the Cross" from 6-8 p.m. On Christmas Eve, December 24, in addition to the 10:45 a.m. service, a Candlelight Service will be held at 5 p.m.

Volume move Indicating Investors Sentiments: Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO)
However, at one point, in the middle of the day, the price touched a high of $4 before it finally returned some of the gains. The Magic Formula was introduced in a book written by Joel Greenblatt, entitled, "The Little Book that Beats the Market".

United States presses Thailand to downgrade ties with North Korea
Feltman said the North Koreans are very focused on the United States. Security Council behind closed doors on his visit. He said Trump endorsed his stance.

"Let's just meet and we can talk about the weather if you want to". We can talk about whether it's going to be a square table or a round table if that's what you're excited about.

"We want to work with Pakistan to stamp out terrorism within their boundaries as well, but Pakistan has to begin the process of changing its relationship with the Haqqani Network and with others".

"We remain open to dialogue when North Korea is willing to conduct a serious & credible dialogue on the peaceful denuclearization, but that time is not now". "We've had conversations with the Chinese about how that might be done", Tillerson said. This coincides with the recent surge in the frequency with which U.S. officials have been raising concerns about the proliferation of North Korean nuclear weapons.

Tillerson said the USA has assured China that in the event that American troops had to cross north of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, it would retreat back south once stability returned. Are we seeing a reversal of United States policy on North Korea? "Tillerson's remarks were one of the clearest diplomatic overtures to date from the Trump administration to Pyongyang", said Foreign Policy, an American media outlet specializing in foreign affairs, while addressing Tillerson's remarks. The Reuters wire service also expressed concern about whether Trump is fully backing the efforts by Tillerson, whose influence in the administration is waning. Trump, however, tweeted in October that Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea. On Sept. 3, Little Rocket Man replied by detonating a hydrogen bomb northeast of Pyongyang - North Korea's most powerful nuclear test ever. "If we were to hint anything for dialogue, we'd be losing clout".

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged the US and South Korea to engage North Korea in diplomacy instead of economic sanctions to dissuade nuclear threats, warning against an escalation of tensions. Some Blue House officials also raised doubts about whether Tillerson's remarks represented the official position of the USA government.

Related News:



Most liked

Redbox launches new On Demand service for movie and TV streaming
This is not the first foray into digital streaming for Redbox, which three years ago rolled out a service called Redbox Instant. Speaking to Variety, Redbox CEO Galen Smith described the new service as a "natural extension" of the company's rental kiosks.

Salman launches Aayush in 'Loveratri'
The release date for the movie is yet to be announced, but it will reportedly be released in the late months of next year. It then came to light that the hunk will be launched brother-in-law Salman Khan , under his production banner.

Gujarat second phase clocks almost 69% voting, all eyes on December 18
In Centra Gujarat, BJP is likely to win 21-27 seats with 47 per cent vote share; Congress- 13-19 seats with 42 cent vote share. The first phase on December 9 saw 66.75 per cent ballotting from the Suarashtra-Kutch and southern regions of Gujarat.

Kirsten Dunst Is Expecting Her First Child With Fiance Jesse Plemons
Dunst, and her now love, former " Fargo " co-star Plemons are also set to Wednesday in Austin next spring, according to the mag. Earlier this year, Dunst opened up about having a family, telling Marie Claire U.K., " It's time to have babies and chill ".

OH to Ban Abortion Over Down Syndrome Diagnosis
In March, Ohio passed a 20-week post-fertilization abortion ban and has passed over 20 "pro-life" laws under Kasich. Once the bill is in the hands of Republican Governor John Kasich , he will have 10 days to sign it into law.

LG Refreshes 'All Day Battery' Gram Laptops for 2018
The next one starts on Tuesday 9 January and one things for certain, we'll be seeing all-new LG Gram laptops while we're there. As is tradition, LG has started to announce its CES 2018 launch products early - nearly a month early in this case.

Hindu groups refuse to buy NGT clarification on Amarnath cave shrine
The cave itself is covered with snow most of the year barring a short period of time in summer when it is opened for pilgrims. The order clarified that "one way queue" of visitors or pilgrims will be maintained at the Shrine.

The majority of the Bermuda Senate have voted against same-sex marriage
The Human Rights Watch are also calling on Governor Rankin to not sign the bill which would roll back marriage equality. However, because the turnout did not meet the 50% minimum requirement, the result was deemed invalid.

CSOs, other stakeholders oppose NGO Bill amid protests
While the hearing was going on, protesters marched to the National Assembly asking that the bill be thrown out. Falana said ahead of the public hearing: "This is perhaps the worst piece of legislation in Nigeria's history.

Mo Brooks reveals prostate cancer diagnosis, surgery on Friday
It was an "emotional" conversation, Brooks said, and he felt very alone when he had hung up the phone. I would not now know about my high-risk prostate cancer that requires immediate surgery .

Liverpool prepare £88m January bid for Philippe Coutinho replacement
Coutinho was only named as a substitute as Liverpool were held by Everton in the Merseyside derby on Sunday afternoon. Gossip has also linked both players with Arsenal in a similar part-exchange for Mesut Ozil.

Putin Must Nudge Syria Into UN Peace Deal -- Mediator

Karl-Anthony Towns the latest National Basketball Association victim of Joel Embiid's online trolling

White Sox a Strong Contender to Acquire Manny Machado
The Orioles , according to Rosenthal , are known to be targeting "two young, controllable starting pitchers" in any deal. In all likelihood, however, the Orioles will avoid trading Machado to the Bronx.

Olivier Giroud A First Team Player For Me - Arsene Wenger
It was hard because they defended very well. "I'd like to see him get a run in the team now and see what he can do again". By contrast a point was another step in the right direction for West Ham following Saturday's win over Chelsea .