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Jakarta Post

N. Korea agrees to resume six-party talks

  • Mustaqim Adamrah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, August 3 2010   /  09:33 am

North Korea has told Indonesia it agreed to resume the six-party talks in a bid to solve the Korean peninsula’s most pressing issues, including increased tension between the two bellicose neighbors and the nuclear disarmament of the North.Peninsula talks: Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa (left) greets his North Korean counterpart, Pak Ui-chun, for bilateral talks at Marty’s office in Jakarta on Monday. The two discussed rising political tensions in the Korean Peninsula. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama“One point I would like to emphasize is that we were united under the common view that our countries intend to focus on the pursuit of economic development.“In this connection, both countries, especially the DPRK [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea], have emphasized the importance of creating conditions conducive for  stability in the region,” Indonesian Foreign Ministe...