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South Korea envoy says discussed ways to gain China, Russia help on North Korea
April 25, 2017 / 4:10 AM / 7 months ago

South Korea envoy says discussed ways to gain China, Russia help on North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kim Hong-kyun, South Korea’s special representative for Korean peninsula peace and security affairs, said on Tuesday that he discussed ways to gain cooperation from China and Russia in dealing with North Korea.

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun (L), Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Kenji Kanasugi (C) and South Korean Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Kim Hong-kyun pose for photographs before their meeting to talk about North Korean issues at the Iikura guest house in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Yamanaka/Pool

Kim talked to reporters following talks with his Japanese and U.S. counterparts at a meeting in Tokyo, held amid concerns that it was preparing to conduct a fresh nuclear test or a ballistic missile launch.

Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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