Monday, June 29, 2009

South Korea, Japan Want North Korea to Return to Talks

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso attend their joint press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Sunday, June 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai, Pool)

From The Wall Street Journal:

TOKYO -- The leaders of South Korea and Japan pledged Sunday to work together to bring North Korea back to the table for negotiations aimed at persuading the isolated regime to abandon its nuclear-weapons program.

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak spent the day in Tokyo for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, a month after Pyongyang's underground nuclear test ratcheted up tensions in the region.

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My Comment: You can bring a camel to the water, but you cannot make him drink it. The same can be said about North Korea.

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