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S.Korean President's envoys head to US

IANS  |  Seoul 

South Korean Moon Jae-in's envoys who had visited North earlier this week, left for on Thursday to explain the outcome of their visit.

Chung Eui-yong, of the National Security Office, has quoted North Korean leader as saying that was willing to suspend all its military provocations, including ballistic missile tests, as long as US-North dialogue was in progress, reports News Agency.

Suh Hoon, the of South Korea's spy agency, the is also accompanying Chung on the trip.

Chung will directly explain the outcome of his trip to the highest officials during his three-day visit to Washington, according to an from the presidential office.

He is expected to meet US and

The two envoys will also visit China, and to inform them of the outcome of their North trip.

Both and have expressed their willingness to talk, but the US is still seen to be sceptical about the North's intentions.

Following the two-day trip by the special envoys to North Korea, US said the North appeared to be "sincere".

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 11:20 IST
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