Jimmy Carter and 3 Other Elders to Visit North Korea, Ease Tensions

Jimmy Carter and 3 Other Elders to Visit North Korea, Ease Tensions

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The EldersEx-U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other former leaders arrived in Beijing on Sunday en route to North Korea to discuss the revival of nuclear disarmament talks.

Carter and the group of veteran statesmen known as the Elders are to travel to Pyongyang on Tuesday as part of international efforts to restart the negotiations on ending North Korea’s nuclear program.

 

The group, which includes former Irish President Mary Robinson, said it also plans to discuss North Korea’s chronic food shortages.

(READ the AP story in the Times-Union) – Visit the Elders website, here.

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