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Chinese chief nuclear envoy to visit S Korea tomorrow

China`s top nuclear envoy Wu Dawei will make a three-day visit to South Korea from tomorrow, according to media reports.



Seoul: China`s top nuclear envoy Wu Dawei
will make a three-day visit to South Korea from tomorrow,
according to media reports.

"Issues regarding North Korea, results of discussions
between North Korea and China, and ways to resume six-party
talks will be taken up (at talks with Wu)," a source was
quoted as saying to Yonhap news agency.

Wu made a three-day visit to North Korea last week during
which he was believed to have discussed the resumption of the
six-way talks on that country`s nuclear weapons program.

South Korea, the United States and Japan have shown a
cautious position on early resumption of the six-party talks
after an international panel blamed North Korea`s torpedo
attack for the fatal sinking of a South Korean warship in
March.

Pyongyang has expressed its willingness to return to the
six-way talks after the UN Security Council adopted a
presidential statement condemning the fatal attack without
directly naming North Korea.

North Korea has strongly denied its involvement in the
naval incident.

The multilateral talks involving the two Koreas, the
United States, China, Japan and Russia have been stalled since
December 2008.

In April 2009, Pyongyang announced its pullout from the
talks in protest at the UN Security Council`s censure of a
rocket launch it conducted the same month that was widely
believed to be a ballistic missile.

PTI

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