World The US emissary urges North Korea to cease its "Provocations"

15:00  24 october  2021
15:00  24 october  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Coree-du-South-USA-Coree-North: the US emissary exhorts North Korea to stop its "Provocations"

L'ÉMISSAIRE DES ETATS-UNIS EXHORTE LA CORÉE DU NORD À CESSER SES © Reuters / Pool The US emissary urges North Korea to cease its "Provocations"

Seoul (Reuters) - the recent trials of North Korea's ballistical missiles are "Concern and Counter- Productive "and Pyongyang should instead engage talks, said Sunday the Special Envoy of the United States for North Korea.

"Our goal remains to realize the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula," said Sung Kim. "That is why Pyongyang's tests in recent weeks are worrying and counterproductive for the introduction of lasting peace in the peninsula."

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so far, North Korea rejected dialogue offers United States, accusing Washington and Seoul to speak of diplomacy while attempting tensions through their own military activities.

"We call the DPRK to end these provocations and its destabilizing activities, and ask it to engage in dialogue," said Sung Kim, using the initials of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the official name of Korea. North.

Noh Kyu-Duk, the South Korean Nuclear Envoy, said that his Sunday interview with Sung Kim had included a "serious" discussion of Seoul's proposal to officially declare the end of the state of war, Who technically exists since the Korean War of 1950-1953 ended with an armistice rather than a peace treaty.

(Report Josh Smith, French Version Camille Raynaud)

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