Kerry: US 'Not Even Close' to Resuming N. Korea Talks

May 18, 2015 07:02 AM

After diplomatic consultations in Seoul, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry virtually ruled out any possibility for renewed dialogue with North Korea over its nuclear program. Instead he called for strengthening U.S. military alliances in the region, and increasing international pressure to counter what he called Pyongyang's provocative and disturbing behavior and disregard for human rights.