December 06, 2023

Gap between DPRK, U.S. on denuclearization “still huge”: unification minister

Comments come as American, North Korean officials meet for working-level talks on upcoming summit

The difference in position between North Korea and the U.S. on the denuclearization issue remains “huge,” South Korea's unification minister said on Wednesday, while insisting it would "not be impossible" to find a middle ground.

Speaking at a policy briefing for EU ambassadors in Seoul, unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon said that preparations for an upcoming North Korea-U.S. summit were ongoing, despite “temporary difficulties.”