Seoul will do tis best to continue the dialogue on the nuclear issue between the North Korea and the United States, despite the growing tensions between the two countries, South Korean Ministry of Unification said in a statement.
According to spokesperson Lee Sang Min, North Korea and the US are still striving to achieve progress through dialogue, and South Korea will take the necessary steps to support the negotiation process and reach an agreement, TASS reported.
The deadline that Pyongyang has set for Washington to work out a mutually acceptable compromise in the negotiations is about to expire at the end of the year.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to resume denuclearization talks at the working level on June 30 in Panmunjom, which were suspended after the two leaders ’summit ended in February this year to no avail. In accordance with this agreement, on October 5, US and North Korean representatives met in Stockholm to discuss prospects for normalizing bilateral relations, but they failed to establish a dialogue.