North Korea willing to resume talks with U.S. in late September: KCNA

FILE PHOTO – Hyon Song Wol, head of the North Korean Samjiyon art troupe takes a photo of Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son-Hui (C) ahead of the welcoming ceremony of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam March 1, 2019. Luong Thai Linh/Pool via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – A senior North Korean diplomat said on Monday that Pyongyang is willing to restart talks with the United States in late September that have stalled since a failed summit in February.

The meeting could be held at a time and place agreed between both sides, Vice North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency.

Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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