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China urges US, N.Korea to hold talks ‘sooner than later’

Beijing (AFP) – China’s foreign minister urged the United States and North Korea Thursday to start talks as soon as possible after Pyongyang and Seoul agreed to hold a landmark summit on the nuclear crisis.

“The Korean peninsula issue has finally taken an important step in the right direction,” Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a press conference, adding that the United States and North Korea must also “engage in dialogue sooner rather than later.”

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