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28 October 1998

TEXT: STATE DEPT. 10/28 ON SUSPECT CONSTRUCTION IN N. KOREA

(Kartman to lead U.S. delegation to N. Korea Nov. 16-18)  (130)



Washington -- Following is the text of an October 28 State Department
statement on suspect underground construction in North Korea:


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NORTH KOREA -- MEETING ON SUSPECT UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION



Ambassador Charles Kartman, U.S. Special Envoy for the Korean Peace
Talks, will lead a U.S. delegation to Pyongyang November 16-18 to
continue serious discussions on suspect underground construction in
North Korea. The talks, which began in New York during high-level
U.S.-DPRK bilateral meetings August 21 to September 5, are aimed at
completely satisfying U.S. concerns regarding the suspect
construction.


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