BEIJING - The United States and North Korea held talks Tuesday on
the financial restrictions Washington imposed on the country for alleged
The meeting coincided with international talks on the North's nuclear program
that the North boycotted for 13 months because of the financial restrictions.
A US Embassy official confirmed the meeting had started but gave no details
on where they were being held.
The US was represented by Daniel Glaser, the Treasury Department's deputy
assistant secretary for terrorist financing and financial crimes. The North
Korean delegation was led by O Kwang Chol, president of the North's Foreign
Trade Bank of Korea.