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Politics Tillerson says several steps needed for U.S. talks with North Korea

22:40  12 march  2018
22:40  12 march  2018 Source:   reuters.com

S Korea to send high-level officials to North for talks

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ABUJA (Reuters) - Several steps will be necessary to agree the location and scope of talks between the United States and North Korea , U . S . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tillerson did not clarify which steps were needed for the talks and declined to comment on potential locations.

ABUJA (Reuters) - Several steps will be necessary to agree the location and scope of talks between the United States and North Korea , U . S . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tillerson did not clarify which steps were needed for the talks and declined to comment on potential locations.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Tillerson visits officials in Chad © REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Tillerson visits officials in Chad

Several steps will be necessary to agree the location and scope of talks between the United States and North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday.

Tillerson has been involved in discussions within the U.S. administration on a possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"There will be several steps necessary to agree on location, agree on the scope of those discussions. It's very early stages. We've not heard anything directly back from North Korea but we expect to hear something directly from them," he said during a visit to Nigeria's capital, Abuja.

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Several steps will be necessary to agree the location and scope of talks between the United States and North Korea , U . S . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday. Tillerson did not clarify which steps were needed for the talks and declined to comment on potential locations.

TEHRAN, March 12 - Several steps will be necessary to agree the location and scope of talks between the United States and North Korea , U . S . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tillerson did not clarify which steps were needed for the talks and declined to comment on potential locations.

He was speaking at the end of a week-long trip to five African countries.

Tillerson did not clarify which steps were needed for the talks and declined to comment on potential locations.

It would be the first face-to-face encounter between any leaders of the two countries and potentially marks a major breakthrough in easing tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Tillerson has cut short his first trip to Africa since becoming the top U.S. diplomat in order to return to Washington on Tuesday, a day ahead of schedule, to deal with urgent work.

(Reporting by Paul Carsten; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

U.S.'s Tillerson 'not feeling well', cancels activities in Kenya .
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson canceled scheduled events on Saturday on the second day of a visit to Kenya because "he is not feeling well", a State Department spokesman said. Load Error "The secretary is not feeling well after a long couple days working on major issues back home such as North Korea and has canceled his events for the day," spokesman Steve Goldstein told reporters traveling with Tillerson.

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