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North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports
North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang. The proclamations appeared to be an attempt by the isolated and sanctioned government of President Vladimir Putin to cast Russia as a critical mediator in global security conflicts and recover Moscow's role as regional power broker. Choe Ryong Hae, special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, presented Putin with a letter from Kim that offered to restart the six-party nuclear negotiations that have been suspended for five years, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...

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