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[Press Releases] ROK and US Top Negotiators on North Korean Nuclear Issue Hold Telephone Consultation on Jan. 17

  • Date : 2019-01-18 16:36:36
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ROK and US Top Negotiators on North Korean Nuclear Issue Hold Telephone Consultation on Jan. 17


1. Amb. Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, received a phone call from United States Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun and held a consultation with him over the phone around 21:15, January 17. The consultation came after the one on January 15.

 

2. Over the phone, the US side explained that Vice Chairman of the Workers’ Party of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Yong-chol was scheduled to visit the US from January 17 for a high-level US-DPRK meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, among others. The ROK and US sides agreed to hold a meeting on the heels of the US-DPRK event to promptly share with each other its outcome and fine-tune possible next steps.

 

 

* unofficial translation