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Trump says North Korea talks are 'waste of time' - Financial Times

Donald Trump dismissed the prospect of talks with Pyongyang as pointless barely a day after his secretary of state said the US was using new channels of communication to weigh the possibility of negotiations with North Korea about its nuclear programme ...and more »

US in Direct Communication With North Korea, Says Tillerson - New York Times

BEIJING — The Trump administration acknowledged on Saturday for the first time that it was in direct communication with the government of North Korea over its missile and nuclear tests, seeking a possible way forward beyond the escalating threats of a ...and more »

Trump signed presidential directive ordering actions to pressure North Korea - Washington Post

Early in his administration, President Trump signed a directive outlining a strategy of pressure against North Korea that involved actions across a broad spectrum of government agencies and led to the use of military cyber-capabilities, according to U ...and more »

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Sept. 30) - Yonhap News

China's pressure on North Korea is mounting fast. Beijing announced Thursday that it ordered joint ventures between China and North Korea to shut down within the next 120 days. China took the step to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution ...and more »

China Gives N.Korean Joint Ventures 4 Months to Close - The Chosun Ilbo

The Chinese government on Thursday ordered North Korean joint ventures in China and North Korea to shut down within 120 days. The order is part of Beijing's efforts to implement the UN Security Council resolution against the North in the wake of its ...and more »

Tillerson in China to talk about North Korea, trade - Fox News

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appears at news conference in Washington, June 21, 2017. (Associated Press). With President Donald Trump scheduled to visit China in November as part of an Asian tour, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in ...and more »

US in direct contact with North Korea - Los Angeles Times

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson walks by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi before a meeting in Beijing on Sept. 30, 2017. (Andy Wong / Pool photo). The United States is in direct contact with North Korea over its missile and nuclear tests. “We are ...and more »

Rex Tillerson: US has direct lines of communication with North Korea - The Guardian

The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, looks on as China's President Xi Jinping walks to his seat during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Saturday. Photograph: Pool/Reuters. US foreign policy. Rex Tillerson: US has direct ...and more »

On China's border with North Korea, a constricted economic lifeline is still a lifeline - Washington Post

DANDONG, China — The trucks still rumble across the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge, and a nearby pipeline still pumps crude oil to keep the regime alive in Pyongyang. But here in the Chinese city of Dandong, at the center of this country's trade with ...and more »

Washington's back channel to Pyongyang - Fortune

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Beijing today, where he met with Chinese president Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People to discuss North Korea and the agenda for President Trump's first visit to China in early November. The meeting ...and more »