North Korea–United States Relations

North Korea–United States Relations

North Korea-United States relations developed primarily during the Korean War, but in recent years have been largely defined by the United States' suspicions regarding North Korea's nuclear programs and North Korea's stated desire to normalize relations with the U.S., tempered by a stated perception of an imminent U.S. attack.

Sweden acts as the protecting power of United States interests in North Korea for consular matters, as North Korea and the United States have no formal diplomatic relations.

Read more about North Korea–United States Relations:  Background, Relations During The U.S. Occupation of South Korea, 1945–1948, Relations From Formation of The DPRK To The Korean War, 1948–1950, Rollback: The U.S. Occupation of North Korea, October–December 1950, Relations From The End of The Korean War To The End of The Cold War, Denuclearization of The Korean Peninsula, North Korea Policy Under George W. Bush, Six-party Talks, 2006 Nuclear Test, Steps Towards Normalization, The Mogadishu Encounter, New York Philharmonic Visit, Resurgence of Hostilities, Removal From Terror List, 2009 Nuclear Test, North Korean Detainment of American Journalists, ROKS Cheonan Sinking, Tenuous Thawing of Ties Following Kim Jong Il's Death

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... The latter announced on 29 February 2012 that North Korea will freeze nuclear tests, long-range missile launches, and uranium enrichment at its Yongbyon plant ... This indicated a softening of the erstwhile North Korean insistence that food aid must comprise grains ... Just over two weeks later on 16 March 2012, North Korea announced it would launch its Kwangmyŏngsŏng-3 satellite to mark the 100th anniversary of the late Kim ...

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