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A role for China in breaking US-North Korea stalemate

US-North Korea negotiations have reached an impasse. The issue at stake is whether Pyongyang should be obliged to relinquish its nuclear weapons before or after the formal conclusion of the Korean War. Washington insists that Pyongyang give up its nukes prior to any discussion of a peace regime to replace the Korean War Armistice Agreement. […]