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UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

The U.N. chief said Thursday he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Antonio Guterres told an audience at the University of Geneva that he was urging the parties to keep working "to find a path to the peaceful and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York later: "The secretary-general always remains available to all parties to help facilitate the process."

Guterres' comments came as he laid out his disarmament agenda, warning that nuclear agreements between states are...