South Korea, Japan and US discuss ways to gain China, Russia help on North Korea

US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun (left), Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Kenji Kanasugi (centre) and South Korean Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Se
US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun (left), Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Kenji Kanasugi (centre) and South Korean Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Kim Hong Kyun posing for photographs before their meeting to talk about North Korean issues, on April 25, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

TOKYO (REUTERS) - South Korea's special representative for Korean peninsula peace and security affairs said on Tuesday (April 25) that he discussed ways to gain cooperation from China and Russia in dealing with North Korea.

Kim Hong Kyun talked to reporters following talks with his Japanese and US counterparts at a meeting in Tokyo, held amid concerns that it was preparing to conduct a fresh nuclear test or a ballistic missile launch.

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