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TOKYO (Reuters) - China has signaled its reluctance to hold five-party talks on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions in Malaysia next week, if the reclusive communist state refuses to meet, Japanese media reported on Saturday.
By Jack Kim PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Efforts to bring North Korea back to disarmament talks were in tatters on Thursday as Pyongyang stormed out of a meeting with the South and a senior U.S. diplomat left the region after a week of shuttle diplomacy.
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. diplomat Christopher Hill said on Wednesday North Korea's response to Chinese diplomacy to defuse a missile crisis was "discouraging" but Beijing's efforts would continue.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea considers sanctions against it as a declaration of war, its deputy ambassador to the United Nations was quoted as saying by South Korea's Yonhap news agency late on Friday. Han Song-ryol's comments repeat Pyongyang's previous position but come as the U.N.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior U.S. envoy said on Friday that China and the United States were in broad agreement that North Korea's missile launches were a "provocative act" and added Washington would take measures to protect itself.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The six-party talks over North Korea's nuclear program are the way to resolve the issue of North Korea's test firing of a series of missiles, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants to use diplomacy to get North Korea to "step back" and rejoin six-party talks over its nuclear program, the White House said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not allow the leader of North Korea to turn the missile launch crisis into a bilateral issue between Washington and Pyongyang, the White House said on Wednesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, eager to revive six-party talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear programs, is sending a senior official to Pyongyang next week, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's vow to react with a nuclear strike if the United States launched an attack was "deeply hypothetical," the White House said on Monday.
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