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US, North Korea to hold talks this week

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SEOUL (Reuters), JANUARY 15, 2019   
The United States and North Korea plan to hold high-level talks in Washington this week to discuss a second summit of their leaders, following a prolonged stalemate in nuclear talks, South Korean media said on Tuesday.   

The meeting, led by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, would happen on Thursday or Friday, the Chosun Ilbo said, citing an unnamed diplomatic source familiar with the talks.   

Both sides are expected to finalize the date and location of a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the North’s envoy is likely to meet Trump, the paper said.   

South Korean news agency Yonhap also quoted an unnamed diplomatic source as saying Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol could meet this week. 

The North Korean delegation could visit the United States “as soon as this week” but plans have not been finalised, a CNN reporter, citing an unnamed source, said on Twitter.   

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