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U.S. Concludes 'Very Positive' Nuclear Talks with North Korea

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Stephen Bosworth

Two days of talks between North Korea and the United States on how to revive the stalled six-nation talks were "very positive," but the two sides need to hold further talks to narrow outstanding issues, Washington's chief envoy Stephen Bosworth said Tuesday.

"We had some very positive and generally constructive talks with the DPRK (North Korea)," Bosworth told reporters after the talks ended here. However, he said that both sides need "more time and discussion to reach an agreement."

Bosworth said the U.S. would continue consultations with North Korea through the North's mission in New York. The Geneva talks, the second bilateral encounter between both sides in less than three months, were attended by North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan and Bosworth, Washington's outgoing top envoy for Pyongyang, and his successor Glyn Davies.     Full Article

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