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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

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North Korea allows South Korea reporters to visit nuclear site, official says

SEOUL North Korea has accepted a list of South Korean reporters to visit their nuclear testing site after a days-long tug of war with Seoul, South Korea's unification ministry said on Wednesday.

May 06 2018

North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of U.S.-led sanctions

SEOUL North Korea said on Sunday its intention to denuclearize, unveiled at a historic inter-Korean summit, was not the result of U.S.-led sanctions and pressure, warning the United States not to mislead public opinion.

May 05 2018

South Korea faces dilemma over anti-North leaflets as ties thaw

SEOUL/PAJU, South Korea Days after a historic inter-Korean summit Lee Min-bok, a defector who has been flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the North for 15 years, received a call from an official at Seoul's Unification Ministry urging him to halt his balloon campaign.

May 01 2018

South Korea president says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, a South Korean official said on Monday. | Video

May 01 2018

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

SEOUL South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week's feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities and to work towards denuclearization of the peninsula. | Video

May 01 2018

South Korea president says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, a South Korean official said on Monday. | Video

Apr 29 2018

North Korea's Kim to invite U.S. experts for nuclear site shutdown as Trump presses for full denuclearization

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea when the country shuts its nuclear test site in May, Seoul officials said, as U.S. President Trump pressed for total denuclearization ahead of his own unprecedented meeting with Kim. | Video

Apr 27 2018

Long seen as ruthless, North Korea's Kim tries to fix image with jokes and hug

SEOUL For years, he has been regarded by South Koreans as a ruthless bully, the face of a hostile neighbour intent on developing weapons of mass destruction whose subjects heeded his every whim.

Apr 27 2018

Long seen as ruthless, North Korea's Kim tries to fix image with jokes and hug

SEOUL For years, he has been regarded by South Koreans as a ruthless bully, the face of a hostile neighbor intent on developing weapons of mass destruction whose subjects heeded his every whim.

Apr 27 2018

Long seen as ruthless, North Korea's Kim tries to fix image with jokes and hug

SEOUL For years, he has been regarded by South Koreans as a ruthless bully, the face of a hostile neighbour intent on developing weapons of mass destruction whose subjects heeded his every whim.

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