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North Korea says willing to talk to US, says Seoul after Winter Olympics

Pyongyang has frequently said it is willing to talk without preconditions, but Washington says it must first take concrete steps towards denuclearisation

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong Un at his luxury ski resort

AFP | PTI Seoul
North Korea is "very willing" to hold talks with the United States, its delegation to the Winter Olympics closing ceremony said on Sunday, according to Seoul's presidential Blue House.

In a meeting with the South's President Moon Jae-in, the North's delegation "agreed that inter-Korea talks and North-US relations should improve together", the Blue House said in a statement.

Pyongyang has frequently said it is willing to talk without preconditions, but Washington says it must first take concrete steps towards denuclearisation.

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First Published: Feb 25 2018 | 7:56 PM IST

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