N.Korea, U.S. talks heading in right direction, envoy says

SEOUL – Talks between the United States and North Korea are heading in the right direction, said a US envoy who led preparatory talks with North Korea for a possible summit between the two countries.

"We believe that we are moving in the right direction to the ongoing series of consultations," US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, a veteran diplomat and expert on North Korea, told South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-hwa on Friday.