Obama, South Korea Leader Discuss North Korea Talks Offer - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Obama, South Korea Leader Discuss North Korea Talks Offer

Posted: Updated:

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and South Korea's President Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) have discussed North Korea's proposal for high-level talks with the U.S.
    
The two leaders spoke by phone Sunday evening ahead of Obama's trip to Northern Ireland for G-8 meetings. The White House says they discussed security issues and agreed to coordinate closely on efforts to achieve a nuclear-free North Korea.
    
The call comes after North Korea issued a surprise proposal Sunday to hold nuclear and security talks without preconditions, reversing course after months of rising tensions and anti-American rhetoric by Pyongyang. The U.S. says it's receptive but wants credible negotiations that include the North's nuclear program.
    
The White House says Obama and Park also discussed Obama's recent summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng).


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Survey Contest Winners

    Survey Contest Winners

    Below find the winners of our Survey Contest:Winners of a $100 Giant Gift card:Survey # 1 - Ollie GravenorSurvey # 2 - Carey SenterSurvey # 3 -TBASurvey # 4 - TBAGrand Prize winner of a $1000 CarnivalMore >>
    Click here for a list of winnersMore >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.