December 19, 2017 11:29amET
North Korea’s nuclear ambition will be a major focus in Ottawa today as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, and other cabinet ministers.
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Canada and the United States are expected to co-chair a United Nations conference on North Korea next month in Vancouver.
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Tillerson’s visit is also expected to touch on Ukraine, Venezuela, Canada-U.S. border security, and the bilateral economic relationship, according to the State Department.
TOP PHOTO: What analysts believe could be the North Korean Hwasong 12 is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during an April 2017 military parade in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)