Canada, US to Host North Korea Crisis Talks in January

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. Photo: cafreeland/Twitter

Canada and the United States announced Tuesday they will host a summit of foreign ministers in Vancouver on January 16, including envoys from Japan and South Korea, to seek progress on the North Korean nuclear crisis.

“We believe a diplomatic solution to the crisis is essential and possible,” Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told a joint press conference with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.