The United States is ready to resume direct business discussions with North Korea over its nuclear program, said North Korea's special envoy for the DPRK, Stephen Biegun, in Seoul, reported BTA.
Bilateral talks have stalled since the failure of the second Hanoi summit in February between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
North Korea has said it will never negotiate with Seoul again. In a statement released by North Korean state news agency KCTA, a spokesman for the Peacekeeping Committee rejected South Korean President Moon Jae-in's promise to continue the dialogue between the two countries, BTA reported.
Yesterday, Moon set a goal for Korea's reunification by 2045.
Bulgaria hopes a Japanese carmaker will invest in it. Japan's investments in Bulgaria have been the focus of talks between Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva and Japan's first diplomat Taro Kono.
Japan's Foreign Minister visits Bulgaria at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister Zaharieva. This is the first visit at this level in 12 years.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated that NATO member states, New Zealand among others, are more often faced with security challenges on a global, rather than regional level. One of the main reasons for that is increased competition between great powers.