August 17, 2022

Timeline: What Joe Biden has said about North Korea over the last 20 years

The former vice president has advocated for US-DPRK talks, but he doesn’t want a Trumpian “photo op” if elected in 2020

UPDATE on Oct. 26 at 1545 KST: This story has been updated to include comments from the recent Oct. 22 presidential debate.

Earlier this year, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stood on the stage of the Democratic debate in Iowa and declared that he would not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “without any preconditions.”