The U.S. special envoy arrived in Hanoi on a mission to close substantial gaps ahead of Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un next week.
Venezuela’s opposition leaders are making increasingly ambitious promises about the delivery of assistance.
The Trump administration is said to favor a late February summit in the resort city of Danang, but Kim Jong Un’s team is eyeing the capital city of Hanoi.
The proposal marks Moscow’s latest attempt to reassert itself in geopolitical flash points.
President Nicolás Maduro ordered ties cut and U.S. diplomats out, but some are staying.
President Trump shut down the government for border security. The State Department just canceled a conference on the topic because of shutdown-related funding issues.
A location has not been announced for a summit that would aim to jump-start nuclear talks that have been stalled for months.
The president is expected to receive Kim Jong Un’s envoy at the White House on Friday; an announcement could quickly follow.
The tweet complicated State Department negotiations over withdrawal from Syria.
Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions.