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N. Korea Insists on Direct U.S. Talks over Nuclear Program

Upon his return from the North, a South Korean envoy says North Korean leader Kim Jong Il will talk only with the United States over North Korea's disputed nuclear program. The envoy says he had not been able to meet with the North Korean leader himself. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.

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Rob Gifford
Rob Gifford is the NPR foreign correspondent based in Shanghai.