Two Koreas likely to meet to discuss nuclear issue: report

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 21, 2011 10:28 PM

SEOUL (Reuters) - The nuclear envoys of South and North Korea are expected to meet on the sidelines of an Asian forum in Bali on Friday in the first high level contact since tensions spiked on the Korean peninsula last year, a news report said.

Wi Sung-lac, South Korea's nuclear envoy, and Ri Yong-ho, North Korea's vice foreign minister who handles its nuclear diplomacy, will meet for unofficial talks on the sidelines of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting, Yonhap news agency said.

(Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)