GENEVA – The United States andmade progress Thursday in overcoming obstacles that have stalled a major but remained short of a breakthrough, the chief U.S. negotiator said.
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Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Christopher Hill told reporters that the talks inwere probably the most substantive that Washington has had with North Korea since problems developed in December over disarming Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.
“We certainly are further along in this consultation than we were when I arrived this morning,” Hill said after meetings with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister. “There has been progress.”