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N Korea sends leader’s special envoy to China

MENDING FENCES:North Korea is seeking to shore up its battered relations with China, while Japan is mulling direct talks with the North ahead of talks with the US and S Korea


The three top officials will meet on the sidelines of the annual Asia Security Summit to be held in Singapore between Friday next week and June 2, a South Korean Ministry of Defense spokesman said yesterday.

It will be their first three-way ministerial-level meeting since 2009, with defense dialogue between Seoul and Tokyo having been marred in recent years by a long-running territorial dispute and other issues.

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