• Staff report


Senior Japanese and South Korean officials agreed Tuesday to urge North Korea to abandon its suspected nuclear weapons development program during the six-party talks next week.

South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Lee Soo Hyuck met with Vice Foreign Minister Yukio Takeuchi in Tokyo to discuss how the two nations will respond if North Korea promises during the talks to freeze its nuclear activities, a Japanese official said.

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