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U.N. chief offers help to broker North Korea talks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 00:49

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday it was time to ''dial down rhetoric and dial up diplomacy'' on North Korea. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday it was time to "dial down rhetoric and dial up diplomacy" on North Korea and that he had told Russia, Japan, the United States, China and North and South Korea that he was available to help broker talks. "My good offices are always available - and I conveyed this message yesterday to the representatives of the six-party talks," Guterres told reporters. "The solution to this crisis must be political. The potential consequences of military action are too horrific to even contemplate."

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U.N. chief offers help to broker North Korea talks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 00:49