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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated Friday North Korea is a “international menace” and “requires a worldwide response from all nations.” Tillerson made the remarks a day after Pyongyang fired yet one more missile over Japan. (Sept. 15)
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For the primary time, the Trump administration acknowledged Saturday that it’s in “direct contact” with the North Korean authorities and has requested Pyongyang whether or not they want to talk about their missile and nuclear checks.

“We’re probing, so keep tuned,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson informed reporters in Beijing when requested how the U.S. may begin a dialog with North Korean chief Kim Jong Un.

“We ask, ‘Would you want to speak?’ We’ve got strains of communications to Pyongyang — we’re not in a darkish state of affairs, a blackout. We’ve a pair, three channels open to Pyongyang,” he stated.

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