N. Korea No. 2 Visits South for Rare Talks

October 4, 2014 3:30 AM

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North Korea's presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang's inner circle made a surprise trip Saturday to South Korea for the close of the Asian Games, with the rivals holding their highest level face-to-face talks in five years.

After months of tensions, including a steady stream of insults between the divided neighbors and an unusual number of North Korean missile and rocket test firings, expectations for any breakthrough weren't high, but even the visit itself was significant, allowing valuable contact between confidants ...

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