China's U.N. envoy hopes U.S. to emphasize dialogue in policy on N.Korea

Zhang Jun, China's Ambassador to the United Nations speaks at a Security Council meeting about Afghanistan at United Nations Headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City
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(In first sentence, corrects name to Zhang Jun, not Zhang Jung)

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China's U.N. ambassador, Zhang Jun, said on Monday he hopes a U.S. review of North Korea policy will place more emphasis on dialogue, instead of pressure.

President Joe Biden has settled on a new approach to pressuring North Korea to give up nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that will explore diplomacy but not seek a grand bargain with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House said on Friday.

(This story corrects name to Zhang Jun, not Zhang Jung, in first sentence)

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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