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US would talk to N Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

AFP  |  United Nations 

The United States would consider talks with North Korea if it halts all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, Washington's envoy to the United Nations said today as the UN Security Council considered new sanctions on Pyongyang.

"We are willing to talk but not until we see a total stop of the nuclear process and of any test there," the US envoy, Nikki Haley, told reporters.

and - the North's sole diplomatic and military ally - are working on a new Security Council sanctions resolution targeting Pyongyang, she added.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 01:28 IST