August 05, 2021

Top US official begins Asia tour stressing denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

North Korea’s nuclear weapons, abductee issue major talking points in high-level meeting in Tokyo

Updated on July 21, 2021 at 2:27 p.m. KST with Sherman's meeting with abductee victims, U.S.-Japan-ROK trilateral talks

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during bilateral talks with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Mori Takeo on Tuesday in Tokyo.