Published: Oct 16, 2021
South Korea and Japan should work out their wartime disputes before it is too late, President Moon Jae-in said in his first phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida since he took office last week, Cheong Wa Dae said Friday.
Published: Sep 01, 2021
The Biden administration on Tuesday began planning for the next phase of the U.S. relationship with Afghanistan, as the State Department scrambled to stand up a remote diplomatic mission and continue working to help those stranded under Taliban rule.
Published: May 11, 2021
President Moon Jae-in on Monday said he would not be pressed by time in reviving the collapsed diplomacy with North Korea but pledged last-ditch efforts to make a breakthrough in the remaining year of his presidency.
Published: Jan 04, 2021
Beijing hopes that the new administration in the United States could return to a sensible approach, resume dialogue with China, restore normalcy to bilateral relations and resume cooperation, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said.
Published: Jul 27, 2020
NEW DELHI: A prominent newspaper of Bangladesh has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina did not meet India’s high commissioner despite repeated requests for a meeting in the last four months, one of several signs of strained relations with New Delhi and a shift for closer ties with Pakistan and China.
Published: Nov 17, 2019
South Korea and the United States decided to put off their wintertime combined air exercises to support diplomacy with North Korea, the two sides said Sunday, with US Defense Secretary Mark Esper urging Pyongyang to reciprocate the goodwill by returning to nuclear talks.
Published: Jan 21, 2019
Palpable is the mounting pressure that China now exerts. Call it “hostage diplomacy” or the decidedly colloquial “China’s tit for Canada’s tat”, the death sentence awarded last Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.
Published: Feb 16, 2018
As long as North Korea has no intention of abandoning its nuclear and missile development programmes, any dialogue to be conducted with North Korea will only be used by that country to buy time to boost its military capability. The administration of US President Donald Trump needs to discern the state of affairs carefully.