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N Korea at crossroads

US envoy urges North Korea to appoint counterpart for talks

Stephen Biegun says Trump supports efforts for peace on Korean Peninsula

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, right, greets South Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Sei-young during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul on Wednesday.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- The U.S. special representative for North Korea said Wednesday that he is ready to hold talks with Pyongyang about denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, urging the country's leader Kim Jong Un to appoint a counterpart.

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