S. Korea calls for North to rejoin nuclear talks

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August 15, 2006 12:49

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun urged North Korea on Tuesday to return to stalled talks on its nuclear weapons program and said Seoul was ready to provide assistance to the communist nation to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. "North Korea should return to the six-way talks without conditions," Roh said in speech marking the 61st anniversary of the peninsula's liberation from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule. Roh also pledged that Seoul "will spare no efforts and assistance to ensure that North Korea abandons its nuclear (weapons program)."


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