Foreign policy analysts say North Korea’s continued arms embargo has ignored US President Joe Biden’s call for talks, leading to tensions between the United States and South Korea. about the fact that North Korea would ease the sanctions.
South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong on Friday said the United States and South Korea should have eased sanctions in order to encourage North Korea to approach the negotiating table.
Chung, who attended last month’s UN General Assembly with President Moon Jae-in, told The Washington Post in an interview on September 23 that if it continues as it is now, it will increase North Korea’s capacity. for the manufacture of land mines.
Chung Eui-yong, who served as President Moon’s national security adviser and mediator between the United States and North Korea, has expressed his willingness to meet with former South Korean President Donald Trump.
In response to Chung’s remarks, the US State Department on Friday stressed that sanctions against North Korea should be upheld.