• S. Korea leader: N. Korea drops US troop withdrawal as denuclearization condition

    1 month ago - By WLWT

    If South Korean President Moon Jae-in's claim is true, it would remove a major sticking point to a potential nuclear disarmament deal.
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  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    1 month ago - By National Post

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would seem to remove a major sticking point to a potential nuclear disarmament deal.
    North Korea, a small, authoritarian nation surrounded by bigger and richer neighbours, has always linked its pursuit of nuclear weapons to what it calls a “hostile” U.S. policy that is embodied by the 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in South...
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  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would remove a major sticking point to a nuclear disarmament deal. Moon said Thursday, however, that North Korea still...
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  • North Korea Removes Major Obstacle to U.S. Negotiations, South Says

    North Korea Removes Major Obstacle to U.S. Negotiations, South Says

    1 month ago - By News OK

    SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, has removed a key obstacle to negotiations with Washington by ceasing to demand that American troops be removed from South Korea as a condition for denuclearizing his country, the South's president, Moon Jae-in, said Thursday.
    The change in stance, if officially confirmed by the North, could affect the United States' long-term military plans in Northeast Asia and ease Washington's reluctance to strike a deal with North Korea.
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  • South Korea: North may discuss ‘complete denuclearization'

    South Korea: North may discuss ‘complete denuclearization'

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    North Korea signaled that it is willing to discuss “complete denuclearization” without demanding conditions like a withdrawal of American troops from the peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday, according to a report. “​North Korea is expressing a will for a complete denuclearization,” the South Korean leader said, Reuters reported. “They have not...
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  • North Korea Scraps Demand of U.S. Troop Withdrawal, South Korea's Leader Says

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Kim Jong-un removed a key obstacle to negotiations with Washington by ceasing to demand that American troops be removed from South Korea.
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