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Moon Jae-in strikes soft tone on North Korea, missile system

President appoints new leadership team upon inauguration

KENICHI YAMADA and KENTARO IWAMOTO, Nikkei staff writers | China

SEOUL/TOKYO -- South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, said Wednesday he is willing to visit North Korea under the right conditions. He also said he is prepared to negotiate over a contentious missile-defense system deployed in the country by U.S. that Beijing objects to.

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