N. Korea official: 6-party talks should resume 'without preconditions'

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- North Korean negotiator Kim Kye Gwan returned home Friday after a five-day visit to China and urged that the six-party nuclear talks be resumed, officials said.

N. Korea calls for restart of six-party talks

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- North Korea is ready to return to the six-party talks on its denuclearization without preconditions, the country's nuclear envoy said in China.

China, North Korea call for new six-party talks on nuclear issues

BEIJING, June 19 (UPI) -- Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea's senior nuclear negotiator, and Zhang Yesui, China's vice foreign minister, called Wednesday for a restart of six-party talks.

N. Korea to get 265,000 tons of food aid

PYONGYANG, North Korea, March 1 (UPI) -- North Korea will get 265,000 tons of nutritional aid in return for suspending nuclear tests and uranium enrichment, its official news agency reported.

Envoy says talks with N. Korea good start

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A U.S. envoy said Saturday his talks with North Korean officials signaled a good start for resuming stalled nuclear disarmament negotiations.
U.S, North Korean talks lukewarm so far

U.S, North Korean talks lukewarm so far

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- North Korean officials said early negotiations on the possible resumption of nuclear talks with the international community were moving in the right direction.
U.S., North Korea envoys meet

U.S., North Korea envoys meet

BEIJING, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The United States hopes for forward movement with North Korea, the U.S. special envoy said in Beijing ahead of nuclear talks with his Pyongyang counterpart.

U.S., N. Korea officials to meet

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. and North Korean officials will hold their first meeting on the north's nuclear program since the change of leadership in Pyongyang, U.S. diplomats said.
N. Korea urged to smooth U.S., S.K. ties

N. Korea urged to smooth U.S., S.K. ties

GENEVA, Switzerland, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- China's vice premier has urged North Korea to improve its strained relationships with the United States and South Korea.

N. Korean official in U.S. for talks

NEW YORK, July 26 (UPI) -- North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, on his arrival in New York, expressed optimism for improved relations with the United States.
Pyongyang's nuclear envoy to meet Bosworth

Pyongyang's nuclear envoy to meet Bosworth

SEOUL, July 25 (UPI) -- A senior North Korean diplomat involved in nuclear negotiations plans to visit the United States later this week, South Korea's national news agency Yonhap reported.
North Korean nuclear envoy in China

North Korean nuclear envoy in China

BEIJING, April 7 (UPI) -- A North Korea nuclear envoy is in China amid speculation Pyongyang was willing to resume talks on its uranium enrichment activity, a source told Yonhap.
Clinton wins tough mission in North Korea

Clinton wins tough mission in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's successful trip to North Korea to secure the release of two detained U.S. journalists comes at a critical time.

N. Korea to give nuke files to U.S.

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- North Korea tentatively has agreed to give the United States thousands of records from its Yongbyon nuclear reactor from 1990, officials said.

U.S., N. Korea nuclear negotiators to meet

SEOUL, April 7 (UPI) -- North Korean and U.S. negotiators said they will conduct talks about the denuclearization of North Korea.

N. Korea urged to finish dismantling task

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A former U.S. security official urged North Korea to finish its denuclearization work before President George Bush leaves office next year.

North Korea, China delegates meet

BEIJING, March 10 (UPI) -- North Korea's chief nuclear envoy Saturday said the United States has promised to lift its financial sanctions against his country. "The North is keeping a close eye on the promise,'' Kim Kye-gwan told reporters at Beijing's Shoudu Airport as he headed ho

U.S., N Korea envoys meet in nuke talks

BEIJING, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The top U.S. and North Korean negotiators met face to face in new talks on Pyongyang's nuclear program Friday.

China may spell out NKorea progress plan

BEIJING, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A South Korean diplomat Thursday predicted possible imminent progress in the long-stalled six-nation nuclear talks with North Korea.

N.Korea willing to halt nuke activities

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- North Korea is willing to freeze its nuclear activities in return for eased financial sanctions, a Seoul daily said Wednesday.

N.Korea cites progress in talks with U.S.

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- North Korea Friday cited "certain agreement" at the latest bilateral talks with the United States over the nuclear standoff.

N.Korea foreign minister dies

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- North Korean Foreign Minister Paek Nam-sun has died at 78, the country's state media said Wednesday.

N.Korea: We'll build up 'deterrents'

TOKYO, April 13 (UPI) -- A senior North Korean official said Thursday the deadlocked six-party talks will give his nation a chance to "build up its deterrents." "It is not a bad thing (for the resumption of the talks) to be delayed. During this period (North Korea) can build up i

Attempt to restart 6-party talks fails

TOKYO, April 11 (UPI) -- An attempt to restart the six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program ended in continued stalemate Tuesday.

Japan announces result of DNA tests

TOKYO, April 11 (UPI) -- Japan says DNA tests show that a South Korean man abducted by North Korea is the father of the daughter of a Japanese woman also kidnapped to North Korea.
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