South Korea's foreign minister said Friday he would be willing to travel to North Korea to help resolve the standoff over the communist nation's nuclear weapons ambitions.
But Ban Ki-moon, speaking to a local press club, didn't elaborate and hasn't received an invitation from Pyongyang.
The last high-level visit by a South Korean official to the North was more than a year ago, when then-Unification Minister Chung Dong-young met leader Kim Jong Il in talks that eventually led to the country returning to international nuclear disarmament talks.
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