Comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence suggest the United States may be looking more favorably at diplomatic engagement with North Korea as South Korea considers a rare summit with its neighbor and long-time foe.
US Vice President Mike Pence's trip to South Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics has been called "a missed opportunity" by a senior diplomatic source close to North Korea.
North Korea is unable to pay its share of the 2018 U.N. budgets because of international sanctions on its foreign exchange bank.
The prospect of talks comes after months of tension between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons.
For the first time in years, a member of North Korea's ruling family has visited South Korea.
Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, has visited and reactions were mixed.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the visit.
A prim, young woman with a high forehead and hair half swept back quietly gazes at the throngs of people pushing for a glimpse of her, a faint smile on her lips and eyelids low as four bodyguards jostle around her.
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