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Bolton's account of North Korea talks is distorted, Seoul says

Former US adviser's memoir claims South Korea pushed for Trump-Kim summit

From left, then-U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Donald Trump attend the second North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi in February 2019.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton provides an inaccurate account of the negotiations surrounding efforts to dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons program in his memoir, South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Monday.

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