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US envoy urges patience on N. Korea atom talks

The top U.S. negotiator to talks on North Korea’s nuclear arms program urged patience after a two-day flurry of diplomatic activity in Tokyo failed to yield a breakthrough in the stalled negotiations. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill headed for Seoul on Wednesday without holding substantive discussions with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Kye-gwan, dashing expectations of fresh momentum to resume the talks. “It’s now up to the DPRK (North Korea) to take some action,” Hill said after meeting his South Korean counterpart, Chun Yung-woo. “It’s not our job to get them back to the talks. It’s their job to get themselves back to the talks.” Full Story

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