U.S. Secretary of State attends UNSC meeting on DPRK tensions

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Tillerson at UN

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea must be held accountable. That statement from the U.S. Secretary of State, during a rare appearance at the UN Security Council. The challenge of denuclearizing Pyongyang has lingered for decades. The Security Council has held countless meetings, and the pace has only intensified. CGTN’s Liling Tan reports.

Stephan Haggard on tensions with DPRK

The UN Security Council has held a rare meeting over rising tensions – and deepening security risks – with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. For more on the significance of the meeting and what, if any, progress has been made, CGTN’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Stephan Haggard, a professor of Korea-Pacific Studies and Director of the Korea Pacific Program at the University of California San Diego.