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Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

National News // Sept. 5, 2017

Switzerland is offering to host talks between North Korea, the United States and China on ways to de-escalate the crises after the isolated country carried out a suspected hydrogen bomb test.

Pixabay Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

While Switzerland has joined the international outcry and is also applying sanctions – the president Doris Leuthard says the country is willing to mediate talks.

She says now is time to sit around a table.

The Swiss Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the security problems on the Korean Peninsula can only be resolved within a framework of a negotiated, diplomatic process. 

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