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North Korea Calls for Bilateral Talks with U.S.

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North Korea Calls for Bilateral Talks with U.S.

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North Korea Calls for Bilateral Talks with U.S.

North Korea Calls for Bilateral Talks with U.S.

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A North Korean official is quoted in a South Korean newspaper demanding bilateral talks with the United States. The statement comes one day after North Korea publicly acknowledged it possesses nuclear weapons and would not return to multi-party disarmament talks.