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Are the six party talks a waste of time? Pyongyang won’t give up its nukes, says Choe Tae Bok

We all have our private thoughts on that question. The Chatham House talk this week (29 March) by Choe Tae Bok, Speaker of the North Korean Supreme People’s Assembly, was off the record, so I have not reported anything specific from the event. But given the timing of the visit, coinciding with the implementation of … [Read More]

Six party talks, round 5

The text of the joint agreement on North Korea’s nuclear disarmament as provided by the Chinese Foreign Ministry and reproduced in the International Herald Tribune: The Third Session of the Fifth Round of the Six-Party Talks was held in Beijing among the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, the Republic … [Read More]

DPRK Foreign ministry statement on six party talks

Received from the embassy on 2 November Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry on Resumption of Six-Party Talks A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA on Nov. 1 as regards the bilateral and multi-lateral contacts made in Beijing with main emphasis on the DPRK-U.S. contact: The … [Read More]

Six party talks, round 4

Following is a text of the joint statement at the conclusion of the fourth round of Six-Party Talks, as released in Beijing on September 19, 2005 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. Joint Statement of the Fourth Round of the Six-Party Talks Beijing 19 September 2005 The Fourth Round … [Read More]