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Moon, Xi say negotiation, not war, to end North Korean crisis

Leaders agree to open direct phone line between them

South Korean President Moon Jae-In, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the end of a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Dec. 14.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping said Thursday that the North Korean nuclear crisis would be resolved through talks and negotiation rather than war.

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