November 29, 2023

North Korean FM says Pyongyang asked for “partial” sanctions relief

Ri Yong Ho says North Korean proposal "will never be changed"

Correction at 1410 EST: An earlier version of this article did not include the specific quote pertaining to what North Korea offered the U.S. for sanctions relief. This has been amended. 

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday disputed Washington's account that North Korea had asked for all sanctions to be removed in order for negotiations to progress.