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DPRK top nuke envoy leaves for talks with U.S. in Stockholm

2019-10-04 08:11:02       source:CGTN

October 3, 2019

Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) chief nuclear negotiator on Thursday voiced "high expectations and optimism" over the upcoming working-level denuclearization talks with the United States, on his way to Stockholm for the meeting.

The talks are scheduled on October 5, as DPRK's news agency KCNA reported on Tuesday, while Kim Myong Gil, former DPRK ambassador to Vietnam, is leading a four-member delegation for the work-level talks.

"[We] are heading to working-level negotiations with the U.S," Kim confirmed to reporters at Beijing International Capital Airport, adding that "as the U.S. side sent a new signal, I bear high expectations and optimism, and I am also optimistic about the results."

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