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North Korea tops Jokowi-Yoon agenda as leaders form closer ties

Indonesian leader asks South Korea for help in developing new capital

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol told media after their meeting that they would work closely together in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile threats.    © Yonhap/AP

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol met in Seoul on Thursday and agreed to advance cooperation in dealing with North Korea over its nuclear and missile threats.

The two leaders voiced concerns over North Korea's recent threats and confirmed their policy of striving for international unity in dealing with Kim Jong Un's regime, according to a joint announcement after the meeting.

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