Talks 'only option' to end North Korea's nuclear program

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.
"As 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."
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