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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 25 2018

Trump: U.S. in 'productive talks' about reinstating June North Korea summit

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump late on Friday said the United States was having "productive talks" about reinstating a June 12 summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, just a day after he canceled the meeting citing Pyongyang's "open hostility." | Video

May 25 2018

Trump nun doch offen für Nordkorea-Gipfel Mitte Juni

Washington/Seoul US-Präsident Donald Trump schließt nicht aus, dass der von ihm abgesagte Gipfel mit Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un nun doch noch wie ursprünglich geplant am 12. Juni zustande kommt.

May 25 2018

China und Südkorea fordern neuen Anlauf zu US-Nordkorea-Gipfel

Seoul/Peking China und Südkorea haben nach dem geplatzten Atomgipfel zwischen US-Präsident Donald Trump und dem nordkoreanischen Machthaber Kim Jong Un einen neuen Anlauf gefordert.

May 25 2018

Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim, warns that military ready

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. | Video

May 23 2018

Bank of Korea holds rates as inflation trails target, trade fears remain

SEOUL The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady for a sixth straight month on Thursday, with inflation seen remaining below target and trade frictions between the United States and China raising fears of collateral damage to other export-reliant Asian economies.

May 21 2018

With North Korea summit on shaky ground, Trump to press South Korean leader

SEOUL/WASHINGTON Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization.

May 16 2018

Nordkorea stellt Gipfel mit USA infrage

Seoul Vier Wochen vor dem geplanten Gipfel zwischen US-Präsident Donald Trump und Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un schürt Nordkorea Zweifel am Zustandekommen des historischen Treffens.

May 15 2018

Two Koreas to hold talks as North prepares to shut test site

SEOUL North Korea and South Korea will hold high-level talks on Wednesday to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea said.

May 12 2018

North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear bomb test site

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear bomb test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, the country's state media reported on Saturday a month ahead of a historic summit. | Video

May 11 2018

South Korea says trying to verify complaints by North Korea waitress 'defectors'

SEOUL Several North Korean waitresses who arrived in South Korea in 2016 in a group of 13 defectors have said they were coerced into leaving, and a South Korean ministry that handles ties with the North said on Friday it was trying to verify their account.


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