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Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. hold phone conversation over N. Korea's latest move Updated: 2018-05-16 18:00:36 KST

The top diplomats of South Korea and the U.S. held an emergency phone meeting after Pyongyang abruptly cancelled today's inter-Korean talks.
According to Seoul's Foreign Ministry, the discussion took place at U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's request.
South Korea's foreign minister Kang Kyung-hwa, emphasized Seoul is committed to fully implementing the Panmunjom Declaration, and that it plans to urge the North to promptly carry out the high-level talks.
Meanwhile, Pompeo said that the U.S. will continue to prepare for the Washington-Pyongyang summit, set to be held in Singapore on June 12th .
The two sides also agreed to maintain close cooperation to ensure peace and complete denuclearization on the Peninsula.
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