Koreas to resume talks following nuclear deal

The two Koreas will hold talks late this month aimed at improving relations, a South Korean official said, the first sign of easing tensions between the countries after the North signed a nuclear disarmament agreement. North Korea's top envoy to six-nation talks nuclear talks also said Pyongyang is ready to implement the accord reached earlier this week, Japan's Kyodo News agency reported Thursday. "The talks went well," the agency quoted North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan as saying after returning from Beijing. "We are ready to implement the results of the meeting."