North Korea: Nuclear Weapons

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on whether the framework of the Six Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear programme provides the most appropriate framework for multilateral negotiations on that programme.

Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The UK stands ready to support negotiations whether in the Six Party Talks or another agreed format. As I told Parliament in my statement on 5 September, just as North Korea has pursued nuclear weapons with single-minded determination, so the international community must show the same resolve in our pursuit of a diplomatic solution.

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