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"So it is all about how we see their attitude toward approaching a dialogue with us".

He apparently was referring to his government's proposal of holding military and humanitarian talks with the north that contrasted with the more hardline USA position of stepping up sanctions and military pressure on the isolated communist state. He's not specifying what those are.

The defense ministers agreed on a visit by a USA aircraft carrier to Vietnam next year - the first such visit since the Vietnam War ended in 1975.

"Lavrov emphasized that under the firm principle that it will not accept North Korea's nuclear weapons, Russian Federation will closely work with South Korea for a joint global goal of achieving denuclearization in a peaceful manner", Seoul's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. In this regard, the ministers welcomed the unanimous adoption of UNSC Resolution 2371 on August 5 which imposes a total ban on certain North Korean exports. And the White House says they committed to fully implement all relevant resolutions and to urge the worldwide community to do so as well.

A Philippine government spokesman, Robespierre Bolivar, also announced that Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Chinese ministers have approved a framework for the code and agreed on steps to start negotiations on the maritime accord.

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Tillerson, who was scheduled to attend a gala dinner Sunday, skipped it. Ri did not. Instead, the US was represented at the dinner by Thornton, whose official title is acting assistant secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs.

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has hailed the achievements made during her first ASEAN Regional Forum.

Ri was spotted at the gala smiling and toasting with the other foreign ministers.

China is the North's economic lifeline. Trump's administration began floating potential plans to punish China for its trade practices in what was widely perceived as a reaction to China's inaction on North Korea.

"The fundamental reason for THAAD deployment is for our national interest and for the sake of our national security", Tang said, referring to Seoul's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense supplied by the U.S. "We reiterate our support for the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner, call for the exercise of self-restraint, and underscore the importance of creating conditions conducive for dialogue to de-escalate tensions", it said.

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He also made a note of Russian Federation and China's participation in the vote. She says the USA rejects any "moral equivalency" implied by that proposal. The two primary issues at the formal sessions are North Korea and the South China Sea. He says he told Ri "do not violate the United Nations decision or provoke the worldwide community's goodwill by conducting missile launches or nuclear tests". But his top diplomat is also laying out a narrow path for the North to return to negotiations.

The two countries have previously differed with others on how to handle Pyongyang, but in recent months have joined in calls for North Korea to stop its missile tests while also urging the United States and South Korea to halt military drills.

Instead, they released a separate statement strongly urging the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to immediately stop intercontinental ballistic missile testing.

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Monday urged East Asian countries to uphold a free and fair economic order amid protectionism to continue outshining the rest of the world.

The ministers discussed ways to work together to counter terrorism and violent extremism.

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The UN Security Council voted on Saturday to impose fresh sanctions. She says it was a "very, very good outcome". South Korea is hoping these will ease tensions along the border.

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