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2010-05-18 09:46:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of Iranian families today asked the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Christopher Hill, for his help in negotiating with the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organisation (aka Rajavi cult, MEK, MKO, PMOI, NCRI) to give visiting rights to the detainees in Camp Ashraf in Diyala province. The parents of captives in Camp Ashraf were responding to news that the mothers of three young Americans detained in Iran, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, are on their...

2008-10-03 15:00:08

Chief U.S. nuclear envoy Christopher Hill said Friday he had "substantive" talks with North Korea over nuclear disarmament, but no breakthrough was reported. Hill, the assistant secretary of state, returned to Seoul after a three-day visit with North Korean officials to meet with Kim Sook and Akitaka Saiki, his counterparts in South Korea and Japan. Hill had traveled overland to Pyongyang Wednesday to meet with North Korean's Kim Kye-gwan and other officials on a mission to stop the...

2008-10-03 06:00:08

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Yonhap) - Chief US nuclear envoy Christopher Hill will separately meet with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts in Seoul later Friday [ 3 Oct] after he returns from a three-day trip to North Korea aimed at saving a multilateral disarmament deal, South Korean officials said. Hill travelled overland to Pyongyang on Wednesday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Kye-gwan [Kim Kye Gwan], and other...

2008-10-01 09:00:13

By Jean H. Lee Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea -- The chief U.S. nuclear negotiator with North Korea will propose a face-saving compromise during a trip today to the isolated communist nation to try to salvage the derailed disarmament pact, U.S. officials said. Envoy Christopher Hill said his goal was to persuade North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan to agree to Washington's demand for a verification system to account for the North's nuclear arsenal. But he acknowledged it...

2008-10-01 06:00:31

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Chi-dong: "Hill Visits Pyongyang For Showdown In Nuclear Talks"] Seoul, Oct. 1 (Yonhap) - Top US nuclear envoy Christopher Hill began a trip to North Korea on Wednesday [1 October], reportedly bringing with him a new proposal for Pyongyang on a plan to verify its claims about nuclear programmes. Hill, the assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, crossed the heavily-fortified inter-Korean border...

2008-09-30 06:00:16

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By Cho Kyung Wook] Seoul, Sept. 30 Kyodo - Top US nuclear envoy Christopher Hill arrived in South Korea on Tuesday for talks with his South Korean counterpart to try to put the stalled six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization back on track. Upon arriving at Inchon International Airport, Hill, who is assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific affairs, said "We are going to talk about what we need for...

2008-07-12 00:00:11

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo By Naoko Aoki Beijing, July 12 Kyodo - Negotiators from six countries met for the third day in Beijing Saturday [12 July] to try to work out the specifics of a mechanism to verify North Korea's declaration of its nuclear programmes. The delegates from North and South Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russia were also set to discuss the outlook for the next phase of Pyongyang's denuclearization as they tried to wrap...

2008-06-26 21:01:33

WASHINGTON _ Meeting in Berlin, Germany, in January 2007, in what was portrayed at the time as an accidental encounter, Christopher Hill, the State Department's top Asia hand, and his North Korean counterpart sketched out a deal to resume nuclear negotiations. The North Koreans had proposed the venue, but Hill had to find an excuse to be there. "I need to be in Berlin, and I need a cover story," Hill told his mentor and one-time boss, Richard Holbrooke, the former United Nations ambassador....

2006-09-06 04:27:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have discussed warning North Korea against conducting a nuclear test, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said in Beijing on Wednesday. U.S. intelligence authorities detected suspicious vehicle movement around North Korea's test site, according to a U.S. television news report last month, but Seoul and Washington officials have since played down the possibility of a test. "We talked about the need to make very clear to...

2006-09-05 22:20:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have discussed warning North Korea against conducting a nuclear test, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said in Beijing on Wednesday. "We talked about the need to make very clear to the DPRK that this would a very, very unwelcome development," Hill told reporters after meeting Wu Dawei, China's chief diplomat in charge of negotiations with North Korea. The Communist state's official title is the Democratic People's...


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