The working group meeting on the denuclearization of the Korean
Peninsula is "very important," top US negotiator to the six-party talks Christopher Hill said
The working group on the denuclearization will start its first
meeting Saturday morning in the Chinese capital.
We will discuss the nuclear programs (in North Korea) and will
begin to discuss the declaration (of North Korean nuclear
programs) that would be made sometime in the second phase, Hill
North Korea should fulfill its obligations including
completion of declaration of its nuclear programs so as to get
energy aid, he told reporters when he returned to his hotel.
When briefing about the energy working group meeting held
Thursday, Hill said they discussed the provision of fuel oil
to North Korea during the second phase, which he said
will start from the next day after the 60-day first phase
He said the northeast Asia peace and security working group
discussion which was held Friday was "very good."
(Xinhua News Agency March 17, 2007)