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US views North Korea's talks proposal with scepticism

North Korea's proposal of talks with the United States on denuclearisation is being seen with clear-eyed scepticism in Washington, as analysts warned of a long road ahead for real change.

A senior US administration official told reporters that "all options are on the table", and the US' posture towards North Korea will not change until it sees credible movement.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline 'US views North Korea's talks proposal with scepticism'. Subscribe