ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
N Korea at crossroads

North Korea seeks sanctions relief offer before any US talks

History shows both strategic patience and maximum pressure approaches failed

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime appears reluctant to talk with the Biden administration unless Washington changes its approach on the isolated nation.   © KCNA/Kyodo

SEOUL -- North Korea has rejected the Biden administration's diplomatic olive branch, referring to Washington's proposal to hold talks as "hostile."

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more