Summit On North Korea Begins In Vancouver Without China Or Russia

CBC: Summit on North Korea begins in Vancouver

Delegates will review sanctions, maritime security, ways to find a peaceful resolution.

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver today to discuss ways to promote a peaceful resolution to the North Korea crisis.

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and her U.S. counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, are co-hosting the one-day gathering.

Freeland, Tillerson and the Korean and Japanese foreign ministers will kick off the summit with opening remarks at 11:30 a.m. ET. CBC News will carry them live.

The co-hosts will answer reporters' questions at the end of the summit at 8 p.m. ET.

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WU Editor: China has condemned this summit .... China Blasts U.S. for ‘Cold War Mentality’ Over ‘Useless’ North Korea Nuclear Summit (Newsweek), as well as Russia .... Russia calls Vancouver meeting on North Korea 'destructive' (TASS).

Update: Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau is defending his decision to not invite China or Russia to the summit .... Trudeau defends decision to not invite China, Russia to Vancouver meeting on North Korea (iPolitics/Canadian Press). More here .... Trudeau Not Sorry Russia, China Weren't Invited To Vancouver Meeting On North Korea (HuffPost Canada). To put it bluntly .... I do not understand the Prime Minister's logic. In short .... he is saying that China and Russia are vital to solve the North Korea crisis, but he decided to not invite them?!?!?

More News On The Summit On North Korea Beginning In Vancouver

Politics Briefing: North Korea summit begins in Vancouver — without Russia or China -- Globe and Mail
Vancouver Talks Focus on Pressuring North Korea -- VOA
20 nations gather in Vancouver to discuss North Korean nuclear threat -- Global News/AP
Canada pledges solidarity with S. Korea over handling N. Korean nukes -- Yonhap News
Japan, Canada vow to 'maximize pressure' on North Korea through Vancouver talks -- Nikkei Asian Review
Russia and China Criticize Vancouver Meeting on North Korea -- Sputnik

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