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N Korea ‘unresponsive to behind-the-scenes US outreach’ – Al Jazeera English

Senior official tells Reuters the Biden administration tried to reach out to North Korea ‘through several channels’.

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North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach since mid-February by President Joe Bidens administration, including to Pyongyangs mission to the United Nations, a senior Biden administration official told Reuters on Saturday.
The disclosure of the so-far unsuccessful US outreach, which has not been previously reported, raises questions about how Biden will address mounting tensions with Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
It also adds a new…

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