Will six party talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons program resume before 1 October 2017?
The six party talks are a series of negotiations on dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program, involving North Korea, South Korea, China, Japan, Russia, and the U.S. (Council on Foreign Relations, The Economist). Talks stalled in 2008 (Arms Control Association). China has expressed recent interest in resuming talks (Xin Hua, Reuters).
- When will China next deploy a deep sea oil rig in another country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without that country's permission?
- Will India and Pakistan both attend a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit before 1 January 2018?
- Will the Philippines participate in the 2017 Balikatan military exercise?