SEOUL, South Korea — Russia said Wednesday that dialogue remains the
only option for ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program as
Pyongyang accused South Korea and the US of blocking the stalled talks.
room for conflict remains in Northeast Asia and Asia Pacific region, I
believe that countries have no choice but to hold dialogue and
cooperate," Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said at a joint news
conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak. "I believe there
is no other option."