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In Possible Breakthrough, North Korea Open To Talks With U.S. On Denuclearization

South Korean officials returning from a two-day visit to Pyongyang say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss giving up his nuclear weapons with the U.S.
In this handout image provided by the South Korean Presidential Blue House, Chung Eui-yong (left), head of the presidential National Security Office, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their meeting on Monday in Pyongyang. Source: Handout

Updated at 2:40 p.m. ET

North Korea says it is willing to discuss denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula with the United States, a key requirement laid out by the Trump administration as a precondition for talks with Pyongyang.

South Korean officials who returned from a two-day visit to the

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