Countries Meet to Discuss N Korean Nuclear Standoff
Kerr, Paul, Arms Control Today
THE UNITED STATES and North Korea participated in multilateral talks August 27-29 in Beijing to discuss issues surrounding North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The discussions, which also included China, South Korea, Russia, and Japan, marked the first time the two countries have met officially since April, when they participated in trilateral talks with China in Beijing.
The talks did not appear to achieve any significant breakthroughs. Although participants in the talks appeared optimistic that there would be another round of talks, North Korea cast some doubt on this shortly after the meetings ended. One of the chief reasons behind the impasse is a fundamental difference over …
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Publication information: Article title: Countries Meet to Discuss N Korean Nuclear Standoff. Contributors: Kerr, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 33. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 2003. Page number: 24. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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