July 03, 2022

US held ‘very frank’ talks with China on North Korean nuclear test: Washington

Top White House officials say US seeks to avoid ‘miscalculation,’ as Beijing and Washington at odds on sanctions

The U.S. and China have held “very frank” discussions about North Korea and the possibility that the country will soon conduct a nuclear test this week, according to top Washington officials on Thursday.

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said he broached the issue of a DPRK nuclear test with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi in Luxembourg earlier this week.