Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, U.S. discuss Korean Peninsula nuclear issue


SEOUL, Nov. 17 – Top nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States discussed the Korean Peninsula’s nuclear issue, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Friday.

Lee Do-hoon, South Korea’s special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, met with Joseph Yun who represents the United States at the currently stalled six-party talks to discuss the denuclearization of the peninsula.

They met in South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju on the sidelines of a UN conference on disarmament and nonproliferation, according to Seoul’s foreign ministry.

During the meeting, Lee and Yun discussed follow-up measures to denuclearize the peninsula. They highlighted the constructive roles played by major countries such as China and Russia, vowing to strengthen strategic communications with relevant countries.

(Copyright Xinhua, received through National News Agency)


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