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North Korea

North Korea's ambassador to China rejects any U.S. preconditions on talks. But he demanded North Korea's own precondition before it would agree to shut down its nuclear program -- a nonaggression treaty with Washington. Anthony Kuhn reports.

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Anthony Kuhn is NPR's correspondent based in Seoul, South Korea, reporting on the Korean Peninsula, Japan, and the great diversity of Asia's countries and cultures. Before moving to Seoul in 2018, he traveled to the region to cover major stories including the North Korean nuclear crisis and the Fukushima earthquake and nuclear disaster.