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Seoul ready for peace talks if Pyongyang stops nuclear, missile tests

Korean Peninsula2017-06-17

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday Seoul is willing to hold talks with Pyongyang if the DPRK refrains from conducting further nuclear and missile tests.In his message to mark the 17th anniversary of the historic inter-Korean summit in 2000, Moon said Seoul remains ready for comprehensive talks on lasting peace on the peninsula if Pyongyang gives up its nuclear programs.He noted that the DPRK recently called for Seoul to honor and implement inter-Korean summit agreements reached in 2000 and 2007.The DPRK has carried out five missile tests since the Moon came into office on May 10.(CGTN)

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday Seoul is willing to hold talks with Pyongyang if the DPRK refrains from conducting further nuclear and missile tests.

In his message to mark the 17th anniversary of the historic inter-Korean summit in 2000, Moon said Seoul remains ready for comprehensive talks on lasting peace on the peninsula if Pyongyang gives up its nuclear programs.

He noted that the DPRK recently called for Seoul to honor and implement inter-Korean summit agreements reached in 2000 and 2007.

The DPRK has carried out five missile tests since the Moon came into office on May 10.


(CGTN)


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