Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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SEOUL/WASHINGTON Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearisation.
Seoul Vier Wochen vor dem geplanten Gipfel zwischen US-Präsident Donald Trump und Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un schürt Nordkorea Zweifel am Zustandekommen des historischen Treffens.
SEOUL North Korea and South Korea will hold high-level talks on Wednesday to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea said.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear bomb test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, the country's state media reported on Saturday a month ahead of a historic summit. | Video
SEOUL Several North Korean waitresses who arrived in South Korea in 2016 in a group of 13 defectors have said they were coerced into leaving, and a South Korean ministry that handles ties with the North said on Friday it was trying to verify their account.
SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday the issue of U.S. troops stationed in the South is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed. | Video
SEOUL/WASHINGTON The leaders of North and South Korea pledged at a historic summit on Friday to work for "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula, but U.S. President Donald Trump said he would maintain pressure on Pyongyang through sanctions ahead of his own unprecedented meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. | Video
SEOUL North and South Korea made ambitious promises for peace on Friday, including to formally end the Korean War this year, but made only a vague commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula" without specifics on how that key goal would be achieved.
SEOUL North and South Korea made ambitious promises for peace on Friday, including to formally end the Korean War this year, but made only a vague commitment to "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" without specifics on how that key goal would be achieved.
Seoul Die beiden koreanischen Staaten wollen die geteilte Halbinsel schrittweise von Atomwaffen befreien und den seit fast sieben Jahrzehnten andauernden Kriegszustand beenden.