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Washington views North Korea talks offer with scepticism, warns of long road ahead

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (centre) meeting South Korean envoys in Pyongyang on March 5, 2018. PHOTO: NYTIMES

WASHINGTON - 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 "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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