South Korean Unification Minister Lee Jae-joung (R) shakes hands with North Korean chief delegate Kwon Ho-ung at the start of the inter-Korean ministerial talks at a hotel in Seoul May 30, 2007. [Reuters]
Negotiators from six countries open the denuclearisation working group talks in Beijing's Diaoyutai State Guesthouse March 17, 2007. North Korea's chief nuclear envoy said on Saturday his country would not stop its nuclear development programme if the United States did not first lift financial curbs on North Korean accounts in a Macau bank.
A general view of the opening ceremony of the six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear programme in Beijing February 8, 2007. [Reuters]
North Korea's negotiator for the six-party talks Kim Kye-gwan speaks to the media after arriving in Beijing's airport February 8, 2007. [Reuters]
North Korea's negotiator for the six-party talks Kim Kye-gwan speaks to the media after arriving in Beijing's airport February 8, 2007. Six-party talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear programme resume in Beijing on Thursday with the top U.S. envoy denying a Japanese media report that North Korea had signed a deal with Washington. [Reuters]
US top negotiator Christopher Hill to the six-party talks hoped for success out of the upcoming six-party talks when arriving at the Chinese capital Wednesday afternoon.
Top envoys pose for a picture before dinner on the eve of the resumption of Six-Party talks in Beijing December 17, 2006. [Reuters]