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Keep pressuring N. Korea to drop nuke programme, US official tells Malaysia

  • Jun 19, 2018
Matthew Pottinger, the senior Asian affairs director for the White House National Security Council, says the possibilities of a November visit to Malaysia by the US president are being explored.MALAYSIA should continue engaging with North Korea while maintaining pressure on the hermit nation to abandon its nuclear programme, said a top White House security adviser."We've been pleased with the level of cooperation with Malaysia in enforcing the security council resolutions," Matthew Pottinger, th
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Malaysia to reopen embassy in North Korea

  • Jun 12, 2018
Malaysia's embassy in Pyongyang has not been staffed since April last year.KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will reopen its embassy in Pyongyang, suggesting an end to the diplomatic row over the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother in Kuala Lumpur last year.“Yes, we will reopen the embassy,” Mahathir said in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review published yesterday during his trip to Japan.Malaysia’s once-close ties with North
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