South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said Thursday that his country has informed North Korea of a South Korea-US joint approach aimed at jump-starting the stalled talks on the North's nuclear weapons program, but that Pyongyang hasn't yet given a response.
In a Washington summit earlier this month, Roh and US President George W. Bush agreed to formulate a "joint comprehensive approach" aimed at bringing the North back to talks.
Roh declined to give any details of what was contained in the proposal.
Despite the lack of a response, Roh argued it was hopeful that the North didn't immediately reject the overture.
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