North Korean negotiator Kim Myong-gil reads a statement outside the North Korean Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Kyodo

North Korea said nuclear talks with US have broken down

  • North Korean and US negotiators met near Stockholm in Sweden
  • US disputes North Korean claim that working-level talks had broken off
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean negotiator Kim Myong-gil reads a statement outside the North Korean Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Kyodo
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Kim Jong-un (centre) bids farewell to China’s International Liaison Department chief Song Tao in Dandong after a visit in January. Photo: KCNA/Korea News Service via AP

North Korea said to be preparing for another China visit by leader Kim Jong-un

  • Pyongyang sent working-level officials to Dandong, Liaoning province last week to lay groundwork, according to South Korean newspaper
  • It comes as US and North Korean negotiators restart nuclear talks in Sweden on Saturday in a bid to end months of stalemate
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Kim Jong-un (centre) bids farewell to China’s International Liaison Department chief Song Tao in Dandong after a visit in January. Photo: KCNA/Korea News Service via AP
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