North Korea ‘always welcome’ at negotiating table, says Japan nuclear envoy
North Korea is “always welcome” at the negotiating table, Japan’s nuclear envoy Takehiro Funakoshi said on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with his U.S. and South Korean counterparts to discuss their strategy to deal with Pyongyang.
The three nations are tightening their cooperation as tension rises in the wake of recent North Korean moves such as an unusual number of missile launches, with Wednesday’s meeting following a gathering of their security advisers in Hawaii last week.
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