UN chief hopes denuclearization talks with N Korea continue - Spokesman

UN chief hopes denuclearization talks with N Korea continue - Spokesman
# 01 March 2019 04:19 (UTC +04:00)

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes denuclearization dialogue with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will continue, SG Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a press briefing on Thursday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

"I think he [Guterres] very much appreciates the effort that was made in those discussions regardless of the results, of the outcome that we saw", Dujarric said. "We all very much hope that these discussions will continue".

The spokesman added that Guterres did not expect that the process of engaging with the North Korean government will be an easy one.

US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had a two-day summit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi. Trump said he decided to walk away from the summit after Kim demanded full sanctions relief.

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