24 Apr '11, 10am

Jimmy CARTER in Beijing for N.Korea visit #Pyongyang #US #Korea

Jimmy CARTER in Beijing for N.Korea visit #Pyongyang #US #Korea

A group of former statesmen led by ex-US president Jimmy Carter (above) on Sunday said they were in Beijing on the way to North Korea in a visit aimed at easing tension on the Korean Peninsula. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SEOUL - A GROUP of former statesmen led by ex-US president Jimmy Carter on Sunday said they were in Beijing on the way to North Korea in a visit aimed at easing tension on the Korean Peninsula. A delegation of the Elders group of retired state leaders began the six-day trip to China, Pyongyang and Seoul to discuss issues including denuclearisation and reported food shortages in North Korea, the group said in a statement. The four-member group, led by Mr Carter, includes former Finish president Martti Ahtisaari, ex-Norwegian prime minister Harlem Brundtland and former Irish president Mary Robinson, it said. The delegation will start their Pyongyang visit on Tuesday ...

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