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EU calls North Korea's plan for denuclearisation 'a positive step'

EU's foreign affairs chief Mogherini said the EU position on North Korea remained unchanged, combining sanctions with open communication channels

Reuters  |  Brussels 

The European Union’s foreign affairs chief said on Saturday that North Korea’s announcement to stop nuclear tests was a positive step and called for an “irreversible denuclearisation” of the Asian country. The North Korean move “is a positive, long sought-after step on the path that has now to lead to the country’s complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation,” Federica Mogherini said in a statement. Mogherini said the two forthcoming summits were opportunities “to build confidence and bring about additional, concrete and ...

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First Published: Sat, April 21 2018. 20:57 IST