September 28, 2020

North Korea must denuclearize in “big deal” before economic concessions: Bolton

In interview with VOA, top Trump advisor says "substantive" talks with DPRK remain on hold

Six weeks after the U.S. President and the DPRK leader agreed to resume working-level talks, White House National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday signaled that a phased approach to concessions may not be in the cards.

Speaking to Voice of America (VOA) at the White House, Bolton suggested that Washington remains firm in demanding Pyongyang verifiably denuclearize before receiving economic incentives from the U.S.