The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the U.S. opened their second round of direct talks in Geneva on Monday,following similar discussions in New York in July 2011.

The closed-door talks focusing on Pyongyang's nuclear programme is conducted at the U.S. mission in Geneva.

A press officer from the U.S. mission confirmed that the meeting has already started Although details of the talks are still unknown, both sides seem to share relatively low expectation.

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