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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 04:12 PM
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China positive on N.Korea developments
Source: AFP

BEIJING China said on Tuesday tensions had eased on the Korean peninsula, just four days after the North's leader said he was willing to engage in talks on his nation's disputed nuclear programme.

"At present, the situation on the (Korean) peninsula... has taken a turn for the better," foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu told reporters in response to a question on Kim Jong-Il's comments.

China's State Councillor Dai Bingguo travelled to Pyongyang last week and met Kim, who said he was willing to engage in bilateral and multilateral talks on the nuclear issue.

North Korea quit six-nation talks aimed at ending its nuclear programme -- which bring together the two Koreas, China, Japan, Russia and the United States -- in April after the United Nations censured its long-range rocket test.



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unkachuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 10:52 PM
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1. I say....
....we send Bill Clinton on another NK photo-op mission while Kim is still in a good mood....and while in NK, maybe Bill could have Kim agree to stop being so fickle....
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