-North Korea talks before joint military exercises between the USA and South Korea resume in April, Kang said that anything is possible but it's hard to say now that the talks will be held.
North Korean ambassador Han Tae Song accused the United States of engaging in "dangerous moves" that threatened inter-Korean relations that had improved since the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The administration of US President Donald Trump should create the "right conditions" to hold talks with nuclear-armed North Korea, a pro-Pyongyang newspaper has said.
The departure of the point man on US-North Korean relations resounded across foreign policy circles on Monday, in what appears to be another setback for US diplomatic outreach on the Korean peninsula.
It was Yun who revived the so-called "New York channel" of informal dialogue with North Korea through its permanent mission at the United Nations headquarters in the city. North Korea is under worldwide sanctions for pursuing its prohibited nuclear and ballistic missiles programmes, which Pyongyang has vowed never to give up.
A senior State Department official told Reuters late past year that Yun had sought direct diplomacy with North Korean officials at the United Nations in the hope of lowering the temperature in a risky standoff. "[Secretary of State Rex] Tillerson has told me he appreciates my service and did not want me to go, but he accepts it reluctantly". Pyongyang conducted its biggest and most recent nuclear bomb test in September and its largest and latest missile test in late November.
"If talks are possible only under the right conditions just as Trump said, the USA should create those conditions", said the Japan-based newspaper Choson Sinbo, which often carries views in line with the Pyongyang regime.
"Both Trump and (North Korean General and intelligence chief) Kim Yong-Chul have now indicated a willingness to talk".
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Team USA won a total of 23 medals in Pyeongchang, South Korea ― nine gold, eight silver and six bronze medals among them. The two back to back victories over Team Canada, gave Team USA enormous confidence and that helped them in the finals.
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While leading the USA delegation to the Olympics in Pyeongchang this month, Vice President Mike Pence planned to secretly meet with a high-level delegation from North Korea, but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, according to the State Department.
North Korea's clearly shown intention to denuclearize would be a prerequisite to starting full-fledged talks. We need to make sure if there are talks it will lead to denuclearization.
According to Trump, other US presidents, over the past quarter of a century "should have solved this problem long before I got here".
"The reality is completely different", the paper said.
In an interview with "60 Minutes", Tillerson said he is ready to talk with North Korea.
The administration still lacks an ambassador to South Korea more than a year into Trump's term.
The sanctions target one person, 27 companies and 28 ships registered in China and seven other countries with the intent of eliminating North Korea's illicit shipping and trade.
North Korea, however, said in a statement Sunday that it considers "any type of blockade an act of war against us".