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North Korea will denuclearise if security guaranteed, says South

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North Korea said it was willing to abandon its nuclear weapons if the security of its government is guaranteed, Seoul’s envoy said on Tuesday after meeting with the North’s leader Kim Jong-un….
North Korea said it was willing to abandon its nuclear weapons if the security of its government is guaranteed, Seoul’s envoy said on Tuesday after meeting with the North’s leader Kim Jong-un.
“The North made clear its willingness for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, and made clear that there is no reason to own nuclear [programmes] if military threats towards the North are cleared and the security of its government is guaranteed,” said Chung Eui-yong, national security adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Chung said the two Koreas agreed to hold their third ever summit at a tense border village in late April. He also said the leaders will establish a “hotline” communication channel to lower military tensions, and would speak together before the planned summit.

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