Glyn Davies briefed South Korean officials in Seoul on his discussions in Beijing with Kim Kye Gwan, his North Korean counterpart, Yonhap News Agency reported.
The talks were "good beginning with the new government" in North Korea, Davis told reporters after meeting with South Korean nuclear envoy Kim Sung-nam.
Talks on North Korea's nuclear program -- which involve the Koreas, the United States, China, Japan and Russia -- were suspended in late 2010.
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