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North Korea: Beyond the Six-Party Talks

Asia Report N°269, 16 June 2015

North Korean soldiers look south on the north side as a U.S. soldier (front) stands guard upon Belgium's Prince Philippe's visit a demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, on 10 May 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Prospects are bleak that the Six-Party Talks can lead to a denuclearised Korean peninsula, notably since North Korea has made nuclear weapons an integral part of its identity. The international community must open new channels of communication and interaction, give greater roles to international organisations, the private sector and civil society.

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