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US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm; Dean Stavridis discusses China's role with VOA

Dean Stavridis The Fletcher School

The United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday Washington remains ready for talks with North Korea, as Kim Jong Un postponed a threat to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

“We continue to be interested in finding a way to get to a dialogue, but that's up to him [Kim Jong Un],” Tillerson said.

While diplomacy deserves a chance, Washington said Pyongyang must stop ballistic missile and nuclear tests before negotiations can begin on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

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