Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in discuss North Korea threat, say will continue talks wih Pyongyang to forward denuclearisation negotiations
The two leaders agreed that the situation has become “severe” and that “dialogue momentum should be maintained to achieve prompt results
North Korea taking 'right direction' by politically resolving issues in Peninsula, says Xi Jinping in Pyongyang-run newspaper
Xi Jinping, in the article in the North Korea-run newspaper, didn't mention the stalled nuclear weapons talks between the US and Pyongyang.
Kim Jong-un arrives in Russia ahead of summit with Vladimir Putin; North Korean leader to discuss Korean Peninsula, bilateral ties tomorrow
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear programme.
Iran will continue nuclear talks with world power under Ayatollah Khamenei's guidelines, says Rouhani
Tehran will continue nuclear talks with the six world powers under the guidelines of supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.
Experts from Iran and six world powers are launching a new round of negotiations focused on reaching a deal that curbs Iran's nuclear program.
The US on Tuesday abandoned a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran but insisted that "enough progress" merited extending marathon talks into tomorrow.
The next round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will begin on 18 January in Geneva, Tehran's chief negotiator was quoted by the official news agency IRNA on Tuesday as saying.
Troubled Iran nuclear talks enter the make-or-break endgame as US secretary of state John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart seek a breakthrough.
Western officials say Iran needs to cooperate with the IAEA probe if it wants to reach a diplomatic deal with world powers.
The US is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York over the current round of nuclear talks.
Last November in Geneva, Iran and the six powers reached an interim agreement under which Tehran won some sanctions easing in return for halting its most sensitive nuclear work.
While not a party to the negotiations with Iran, Israel wields influence in foreign capitals given its veiled threats to launch preemptive war to prevent Iran getting the bomb.
The US has discussed with Iran the need to refrain from pressing a "sectarian agenda" in Iraq at the Vienna nuclear talks.
The US delegation to Vienna among others is led by the Deputy Secretary of State, Bill Burns, and by the Vice President's National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan.
The main issue however is expected to be finding a route toward an eventual lifting of sanctions.
Six world powers and Iran will begin talks in Vienna on February 18 on a long-term deal for Tehran to curb parts of its nuclear programme in exchange for a gradual end to sanctions, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Friday.
Iran has boosted its team in charge of nuclear talks with world powers, adding what are believed to be hard-liners and conservatives in an apparent effort to silence critics of the landmark interim accord reached in Geneva in November.