Donald Trump's North Korea diplomat RETIRES as Kim pushes for talks with US

Donald Trump's North Korea diplomat RETIRES as Kim pushes for talks with US
 

Mr Yun, originally born in South Korea, has held the position as a top US diplomat to North Korea since 2016, when he took the post under former US President Barack Obama.
The foreign service veteran who is in his early 60s, visited North Korea last June to aid in securing the release of American student Otto Warmbier, whose detention and death worsened ties between Washington and Pyongyang.
State Department spokeswoman, Heather Nauert, who joined the Foreign Service in 1985, said in a statement: “Ambassador Joe Yun, a respected member of the Senior Foreign Service, has decided to retire... read more

 
27 February 2018 in World News, Views: 57
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