Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea
Japan on Monday downplayed South Korea’s offer to hold military talks with North Korea, saying the priority should be piling pressure on Pyongyang through sanctions. This is a time for pressure,” Japan’s foreign ministry spokesman Norio Maruyama told reporters in New York where Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida was attending a UN meeting on development.
16 March, 2015 U.N. expert to probe conditions of North Korean workers abroad By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights investigator for North Korea said on Monday that he would probe allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, mainly in China, Russia and the Middle East. Marzuki Darusman, U.N. […]
31 August, 2017 Beijing slams calls for new North Korea sanctions China condemned "destructive" calls for new sanctions on North Korea Thursday, warning Japan, the US and Britain that diplomacy was needed to avert crisis days after nuclear-armed Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua ...