July 28, 2021

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Terrence Matsuo

Terrence Matsuo is the Washington correspondent for NK News. He previously supported research and reporting for several American and Japanese organizations.

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US ‘ready to negotiate’ with North Korea again, State Department official says

US ‘ready to negotiate’ with North Korea again, State Department official says

U.S. deputy special representative for North Korea also underscores the importance of working with China on DPRK issues

US ‘ready to negotiate’ with North Korea again, State Department official says
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo August 5, 2020
Trump: US doing ‘fine’ on North Korea, but 2020 elections slowing progress

Trump: US doing ‘fine’ on North Korea, but 2020 elections slowing progress

Countries like North Korea would be trying to strike a deal "within 24 hours" if it weren't an election year, Trump says

Trump: US doing ‘fine’ on North Korea, but 2020 elections slowing progress
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo August 5, 2020
North Korea’s nuclear and missile program remains a threat, top US admiral says

North Korea’s nuclear and missile program remains a threat, top US admiral says

Admiral Charles A. Richard's remarks come amid reports that the U.N. believes North Korea has miniature nuclear warheads

North Korea’s nuclear and missile program remains a threat, top US admiral says
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo August 4, 2020
North Korean women suffer ‘gender-specific’ abuses, new UN report says

North Korean women suffer ‘gender-specific’ abuses, new UN report says

Interviews with 100 female defectors detail sexual assault, forced labor and food deprivation in the DPRK

North Korean women suffer ‘gender-specific’ abuses, new UN report says
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 28, 2020
US congressman pushes for peace deal with North Korea on armistice anniversary

US congressman pushes for peace deal with North Korea on armistice anniversary

U.S. politicians said that peace is important for disarmament and regional stability

US congressman pushes for peace deal with North Korea on armistice anniversary
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 27, 2020
‘Runaway’ causes first suspected COVID-19 case in North Korea, state media says

‘Runaway’ causes first suspected COVID-19 case in North Korea, state media says

North Korean leader issues lockdown for Kaesong, raises “top-class alert”

‘Runaway’ causes first suspected COVID-19 case in North Korea, state media says
Democratic Party shares draft North Korea policy pushing diplomacy, human rights

Democratic Party shares draft North Korea policy pushing diplomacy, human rights

Draft party document slams Trump administration for weakening American alliances

Democratic Party shares draft North Korea policy pushing diplomacy, human rights
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 22, 2020
Biegun: China not ‘faithful’ on sanctions, but still in the ‘right direction’

Biegun: China not ‘faithful’ on sanctions, but still in the ‘right direction’

The U.S. deputy secretary of state also called for the U.S. and South Korea to “rejuvenate” their alliance

Biegun: China not ‘faithful’ on sanctions, but still in the ‘right direction’
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 22, 2020
Mark Esper: Ignoring DPRK sanctions part of Chinese ‘catalog of bad behavior’

Mark Esper: Ignoring DPRK sanctions part of Chinese ‘catalog of bad behavior’

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he hopes to visit China to discuss sanctions enforcement by the end of 2020

Mark Esper: Ignoring DPRK sanctions part of Chinese ‘catalog of bad behavior’
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 21, 2020
No ‘evidence yet’ of another summit between US and North Korea, Pompeo says

No ‘evidence yet’ of another summit between US and North Korea, Pompeo says

Secretary Michael Pompeo says summit possible only if “there’s something they can accomplish”

No ‘evidence yet’ of another summit between US and North Korea, Pompeo says
Terrence Matsuo
Terrence Matsuo July 18, 2020