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S. Korea Seeks to Mediate Nuclear Impasse

South Korea promises a "compromise solution" in a bid to end a thorny standoff between North Korea and the United States over the North's nuclear ambitions. U.S. officials say they want a diplomatic solution, but won't abandon a 1994 accord in which North Korea agreed to close a nuclear plant it is now moving to reopen. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.
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