US chief negotiator to the six-party talks on the Korean
Peninsula nuclear issue Christopher Hill said Sunday morning that
the talks negotiators will discuss "a joint statement or a
statement by the chair."
There will be a delegation heads' meeting on Sunday morning to
rehearse a draft document, Hill said.
"I don't know if we will have a joint statement, I don't know if
we will have a statement by the chair," he added, referring to a
possible statement that the talks negotiators will possibly issue
"I'm pretty confident that we know what the next steps will be,
and we have an understanding that will take us through to the end
of the year with respect to disablement and declaration," he told
The talks that involve China, the US, North and South Korea,
Russia and Japan, is scheduled to run from Thursday to Sunday.
(Xinhua News Agency September 30, 2007)