January 20, 2022

U.S. not close to military action against North Korea: Ambassador Yun

Special Representative for N. Korea Policy insists Washington wants "peaceful resolution"

U.S. military action against North Korea is not an imminent possibility, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun said on Thursday, while stressing that "all options are on the table" to deter Pyongyang.

Speaking to press in Tokyo, Japan, Yun stressed that the United States backed a diplomatic solution to the issue of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile program.