Using its favored approach, North Korea emerged from six-nation talks on its nuclear program yesterday and immediately blamed the US for undermining progress in the negotiations and being fundamentally "not willing to resolve this issue." \nThe North's chief delegate, Kim Kye-gwan, also said his nation found no "substantive and positive result" in the latest talks in Beijing, which ended yesterday. \n"The US delegation did not have an attitude to resolve the nuclear issue through peaceful negotiations," Kim said in a news conference at North Korea's embassy in Beijing. An English-language translation was provided. \nIn its dealings with the US, the North often uses this approach -- coming out of the delicacy of formal diplomacy and loudly condemning American policy before leaving town. \nThe talks -- which brought together the Koreas, the US, Japan, China and Russia -- concluded yesterday after four days. Though the negotiations appeared outwardly civil, China said there was an "extreme lack of trust." The US said it was encouraged by the meeting. \nKim wasn't. \n"We were denied the joy of a corresponding attitude by the US side," he said. "The United States is not willing to resolve this issue fundamentally." \nHe added: "There is a fundamental difference in attitude between the US delegation and the DPRK delegation, a fundamental difference between the US government and the DPRK government," referring to the North by the initials of its full name.
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