Seoul: North Korea Willing to Denuclearize if its Security Guaranteed

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This picture taken on March 5, 2018 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 6, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) shaking hands with South Korean chief delegator Chung Eui-yong (R), who travelled as envoys of the South's President Moon Jae-in, during their meeting in Pyongyang. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea is willing to engage in talks with the United States about relinquishing nuclear weapons, South Korean officials said Tuesday. Pyongyang will reportedly discuss disarmament in exchange for security assurances and suspend missile and nuclear tests while negotiations take place. We'll discuss the prospects for a negotiated peace on the Korean peninsula.

Philip Yun, executive director and chief operating officer, Ploughshares Fund; former vice president, Asia Foundation; senior policy adviser, U.S. State Department