2 April.Annapolis, MD, USA
Jake Sullivan is US President Joe Biden's National Security Advisor. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The meeting will happen at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Suh Hoon and Shigeru Kitamura will be representing South Korea and Japan
  • Tensions between US and North Korea have been mounting with the recent missile tests  

27 March.Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korea has mounted its weapon stockpile under the rule of Kim Jong Un. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The statements were made by Ri Pyong Chol, who was responsible for the testing
  • Norrth Korea tested a "tactical guided system" on Thursday
  • "I think that the new US administration obviously took its first step wrong," Ri said in a statement

26 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden speaks at his first news conference after taking office. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File)

  • North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea Thursday
  • Pyongyang is banned from developing ballistic missiles under UN resolutions
  • Biden said the North had violated resolutions by testing "those particular missiles"

19 March.Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un attends a meeting in Pyongyang. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur in 2017
  • Relation between Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur took a major downturn since then
  • Earlier, Malaysia had been one of the nuclear-armed country's few allies

18 March.Seoul, South Korea
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met South Korean foreign minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul on Thursday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • North Korea accused  Joe Biden administration of adopting a lunatic theory
  • Antony Blinken met South Korean foreign minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul on Thursday
  • Blinken is US Secretary of State

18 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden speaks during an event. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • US say they have attempted to reach out to Pyongyang through "several channels"
  • Pyongyang is notorious for its nasty name-calling of US presidents
  • Dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington has been deadlocked since 2019 Hanoi summit collapse

16 March.Pyongyang, North Korea
Kim Yo Jong is a key adviser to her brother Kim Jong Un. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The statement by Kim Yo Jong is Pyongyang's first explicit reference to Joe Biden
  • Before Joe Biden's inauguration, leader Kim decried the US as the North's "foremost principal enemy"
  • Kim Yo Jong was a key voice when inter-Korean tensions mounted last year