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Trump Is Said to Plan North Korea Meetings at the UN Next Week

President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and South Korea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront North Korea’s provocations, an administration official said, after the Pyongyang regime launched a second ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month.

U.S. Waters Down North Korea Sanctions Draft Before Vote

The U.S. has watered down a proposal to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, omitting an oil embargo and a freeze of Kim Jong Un’s assets that may have hindered passage by the United Nations Security Council.

U.S. Is Said to Seek a Ban on Crude Oil to North Korea at UN

The U.S. is circulating a draft resolution at the United Nations that would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation’s exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries, according to a diplomat at the world body.

Trump Threatens New Sanctions After North Korea Nuclear Test

President Donald Trump threatened to increase economic sanctions and halt trade with any nation doing business with North Korea, and his defense chief said the U.S. has “many military options” after the regime said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb with “unprecedentedly big power.”

U.S. General Promises Consultation Before Any Korea Strike

The U.S.’s top general declined to comment on South Korean leader Moon Jae-in’s assertion that he needed to sign off on a war against North Korea, saying President Donald Trump would have the final say on a unilateral military strike.

Moon Seeks 2020 Deal for Peace With Nuclear-Free North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seeking a deal with North Korea in 2020 to bring about the "complete denuclearization" of the isolated nation in return for a peace treaty that would guarantee the survival of Kim Jong Un’s regime.

South Korea Looks Into Whether North Korea Missile Was an ICBM

North Korea’s test-fired a ballistic missile toward Japan and said it would make an “important announcement” Tuesday afternoon, prompting South Korea to examine if the regime had managed its first successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch.

South Korea's Moon Brings Shift on North Korea: QuickTake Q&A

Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s new president, says he’s open to talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and has promised to rein in the family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy. Moon won a May 9 election triggered by the impeachment of Park Geun-hye. The victory by the son of North Korean refugees -- also the runner-up to Park in 2012 -- ends nine years of conservative rule and follows street protests over the ties between government and big business.