Washington sources have stated that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland made the announcement during their meeting in Ottawa that the meeting co-hosted by the US and Canada will take place on January 16 in Vancouver.
He stated “With the convening of what we’re calling the Vancouver Group in mid-January, this is a convening of foreign ministers from the original sending states that were involved in the original Korean conflict. The Vancouver Group includes Australia, Belgium, Britain, Colombia, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand and Turkey”.
Moreover Ms Freeland said the pressure on North Korea would increase until its behavior changes. “We’re confident that this campaign of international pressure will lead to the best outcome for the whole world”.