WASHINGTON -- A U.S. envoy will hold talks with North Korea on its nuclear program in Beijing next week, the State Department said on Monday.
The American envoy for North Korea Glyn Davies planned to meet Feb. 23 with North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, The Associated Press reported.
It would be the first such U.S.-North Korea talks since the Dec. 17 death of longtime North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
The talks were aimed at restarting multinational aid-for-disarmament negotiations on North Korea's nuclear program, the AP reported.
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