Envoy's resignation leaves void at head of Trump's Korea diplomacy

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  • Joseph Yun had set up ‘back channel’ to North in New York
  • US now has no ambassador in South and no official engaging North

Joseph Yun, the 30-year veteran of the US foreign service who retained quiet contacts with North Korea through the Trump administration’s turbulent first year, will retire this week – just as Washington and Pyongyang step up considerations for formal diplomatic talks.

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