US President Barack Obama is now in South Korea where he is expected to join that country’s president in insisting North Korea move toward ending its nuclear weapons programmes. Obama has also said he will send an envoy, Stephen Bosworth, a veteran Korea specialist, to Pyongyang this year for one-on-one discussions, but only in the context of restarting the multinational process. However, some South Korean human rights activists are making public statements that they want more American pressure on China to stop repatriating North Korean refugees against their will. For more, read the Washington Post and VOA news.
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