NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DAILY

Created: 12/8/1997

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Director of Central Intelligence

National

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NORTH KOREA:

Limited Aims for Four-Party Talks

the north views

officials may try to use their performance in Geneva

lo convince the broader international community ihal the North deserves increased aid and support.

Nonetheless. North Korea continues to emphasize that US troop withdrawalreaty with Washington are prerequisites for peace on the Peninsula and is likely to raise these issues in its keynote address. Official North Korean media recently nave focused on dissolving the UN Commandey step toward peace.

has not explicitly linked the UN issue to four-party talks hut may be signaling the North's intent lo add it to lhe agenda.

Seoul apparently shares the Norut's view ihal the opening sessionpro forma, ll haselatively inexperienced formerSi-yong, current Ambassador toSouth's delegation insteadore senior negotialor.l

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