The Obama administration has not entered into negotiations with Pakistan on a civilian nuclear deal similar to the one George W. Bush’s administration struck with India, according to US government sources. Earlier, Anne Patterson, the US ambassador to Pakistan, reportedly told a Los Angeles-based paper the US was considering "working-level talks" with the Pakistani government on a nuclear deal.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)