Myanmar insists no North Korea links as US envoy visits
Monday, 17 July 2017 YANGON -- Myanmar has no military ties with North Korea, a Myanmar official said on Monday, as a US diplomat responsible for North Korea arrived for talks in which he is likely to seek assurances on efforts to isolate it.
South Korea has proposed holding talks with North Korea, the first government-level discussions since late 2015. The move comes after Seoul indicated the need for dialogue with the North was more pressing than ever to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. South Korea’s Defence Minister Suh Choo-Suk...
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