Key developments on North Korea this week

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) — The following are key developments regarding North Korea this week.

Sept. 17 — U.S. remains open to dialogue with N. Korea: State Dept.

20 — N.K. says U.S-Australia submarine deal ‘extremely undesirable’

— N. Korea discounts S. Korea’s new SLBM as ‘clumsy product’ in ‘elementary’ development stage

21 — Moon proposes formal end to Korean War for irreversible progress in denuclearization efforts

— Biden says U.S. seeks diplomacy to completely denuclearize Korean Peninsula

22 — U.S. open to discussion with N. Korea on end of war declaration: Pentagon spokesman

— Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S., Japan reaffirm cooperation on N. Korea

— Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. discuss ‘creative’ ways to engage with N.K.: foreign ministry

24 — N. Korea rejects Moon’s proposal of end-of-war declaration as ‘premature’

— Kim Yo-jong calls Moon’s war-end declaration offer ‘admirable idea,’ demands end to hostile policy