Saturday, January 28, 2012

U.S. envoy going to Russia to discuss North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. special envoy for North Korea travels to Russia next week for consultations on the North's nuclear program.

The State Department said Friday that Glyn Davies will meet Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and ambassador for six-nation talks, Grigoriy Logvinov.

Davies arrives in Moscow on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, top U.S. diplomat for East Asia, Kurt Campbell, meets with South Korean officials in Seoul starting Tuesday, following discussions in Washington last week with both South Korea and Japan.

North Korea withdrew from the six-nation aid-for-disarmament talks in 2009.

The U.S. wants the North to show it is committed to denuclearization before negotiations can resume. Read More