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ROK and US Top Negotiatiors on North Korean Nuclear Issue Meet

  • Date : 2019-03-08 11:32:33
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1. Amb. Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, met with United States Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun in Washington, the US, on March 6.


o In the meeting, the US side provided more details to the ROK side on the results of the second US-Democratic People's Republic of Korea summit. The ROK and US sides exchanged their assessments of the summit, and discussed possible next steps.


o The two sides especially shared the view that following the US-North Korea summit, this is a very sensitive moment in making progress in the US-North Korea dialogue, and agreed to continue close coordination in working together on North Korea.


o The two sides took note that cooperation between the ROK and the US at each level, including the Presidents, foreign ministers and top negotiators of the two countries, had been closer than ever, and agreed to continue communications and consultations between the two countries.


2. After their meeting, Special Representative Lee Do-hoon and Special Representative Biegun had a working luncheon with Director-General of the Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kenji Kanasugi, who was on a visit to the US.



* unofficial translation