U.S. seeking China's help with N. Korea

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. envoy for North Korea is traveling to East Asia next week on a new round of nuclear diplomacy, looking to nudge a reluctant China to step up pressure on Pyongyang to disarm.

The envoy, Glyn Davies, will start his trip Monday in China, before traveling to South Korea and Japan.

The trip comes as North Korea says it wants to improve its relations with South Korea and has agreed to resume reunions of families separated by the Korean War. But North Korea is also demanding that the U.S. and South Korea call off annual war drills.

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