US urges North Korea denuclearization before ‘shared goal’ of ending war

U.S. special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun shakes hands with South Korea's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon during a meeting to discuss North Korea nuclear issues at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, October 29, 2018. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea must take steps toward verified denuclearization before achieving the “shared goal” of an official end to the 1950-53 Korean War, a U.S. envoy said on Monday. Stephen Biegun, U.S. special representative for North Korea, was in Seoul to meet senior South Korean officials, including his counterpart, Lee Do-hoon, amid rising […]

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