North Korea has been the focus of talks between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. The pair agreed on the need for a new UN Security resolution following North Korea’s nuclear test earlier this month.
As North and South Korea engage in talks, a group of 20 countries has said Kim Jong Un needs to be forced to the negotiating table. Pyongyang has said it would send a cheer squad to next month's Winter Olympics.
North Korea's Olympic representative has given the strongest indication yet that the country will send a delegation to Pyeongchang. The move comes as the two longtime enemies prepare to hold rare talks.
Kim Yong Nam will be the most senior North Korean official ever to visit the South. The announcement has raised hopes for high-level inter-Korean talks during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Moscow has called US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments "constructive." US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had appeared to reverse US North Korea policy.
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