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N. Korea Reasserts Desire for U.S. Ties

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N. Korea Reasserts Desire for U.S. Ties

N. Korea Reasserts Desire for U.S. Ties

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Awaiting six-way talks on its nuclear ambitions, North Korea seeks a U.S. non-aggression pact and formal diplomatic recognition. Without such a deal, the reclusive nation says it will continue to pursue nuclear arms. The diplomatic issues for the Bush administration are complex and thorny. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and NPR's Mike Shuster.