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US, Japan, South Korea prepare for possible meeting on North Korea – report

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US, Japan, South Korea prepare for possible meeting on North Korea – report

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects the construction of the Pothong Riverside Terraced Residential District in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this image supplied by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on August 21, 2021.

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The 3 countries are discussing the feasibility of attempts by the US administration of President Joe Biden to open dialogue with North Korea in pursuit of denuclearization

The United States, South Korea and Japan are preparing for a possible meeting of officials handling North Korea next week in Tokyo, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday, September 7.

Arrangements were being made for talks between the US envoy for North Korea, Sung Kim, and his Japanese and South Korean counterparts, the report said, citing multiple unnamed sources.

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The officials would discuss the feasibility of attempts by the US administration of President Joe Biden to open dialogue with North Korea in pursuit of denuclearization, Kyodo said.

Takehiro Funakoshi, director-general of the Japanese foreign ministry’s Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, will participate, as will Noh Kyu-duk, the South Korean foreign ministry’s special representative for Korean peninsula peace and security affairs.

It would be the first meeting of the three countries since they met in Seoul in June, the news agency said.

US, Japan, South Korea prepare for possible meeting on North Korea – report

– Rappler.com

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