Japan, US, South Korea call on North Korea to return to arms talks

TOKYO (AP) — Senior diplomats from Japan, the United States (US) and South Korea yesterday called on North Korea to return to talks over its missile and nuclear development, a day after Pyongyang announced it successfully tested new long-range cruise missiles, suggesting advancement of its military capabilities.

The three-way meeting in Tokyo included US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim, South Korea’s Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk and Japan’s Director-General for Asian and Oceanian affairs Takehiro Funakoshi.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin