The US special envoy for DPRK began arrived in Japan
The US special envoy on North Korea, assistant Secretary of state Stephen began arrived on Thursday in Tokyo after a trip to Seoul, where he discussed the issues related to the situation around the DPRK, said the Agency Kyodo.
According to him, began already met over dinner with Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan by Takeo Akiba, do, presumably, discussed the situation in connection with the adoption in China of a law on national security of Hong Kong. Japan acceded to the concerns of Western countries regarding human rights in the former British colony.
Friday Began scheduled to meet with the foreign Minister of Japan, Toshimitsu Motegi and defense Minister Taro Kono.
As noted by Kyodo, to Began an exception was made in connection with the ban on entry to Japan from South Korea, the current due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, but with the condition that he will hand over analyses on an infection and to avoid contact with the public.
In South Korea began and his accompanying delegation arrived on a special plane on a us military base also passed the test for COVID-19.
The visit of U.S. envoy followed the explosion in the DPRK in June, building together with South Korea's coordinating Bureau in the North Korean city of Kaesong and the return of troops in the demilitarized zone between North and South.
At the same time Pyongyang at different levels said that will no longer negotiate with the United States, which use them to achieve their political goals.
However, on Wednesday, began said in Seoul that Washington is open to continue dialogue with the DPRK at any moment.