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South Korea | Korea News: North-South Relations

Moon and Kim to Meet again in September; U.S. Ambassador says “Too early” to End the Korean War

North Korea Has the Upper Hand in Negotiations with Trump

by Vijay Prashad

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un met with Donald Trump of the United States in Singapore. This was the first meeting of the heads of government of these two countries. The United States has been at war with North Korea since 1950. Three years into that war, which destroyed most of the infrastructure in North Korea, the two countries—and South Korea—agreed to a halt in the active fighting. But the war did not end. It remains intact. A massive military deployment by the United States at the edge of North Korea maintains the fear inside the Korean Peninsula of annihilation. This is what makes the summit between Kim and Trump so important. Threats of war are now at a low point.

Moon, Kim hold second summit in Panmunjom

President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, and top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un held their second summit in Panmunjom on Saturday.

The ROK’s presidential office said the two leaders met on the DPRK side of the truce village Panmunjom from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time on Saturday.

South Korea | Trump pulls out….for now

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South Korea | Koreas agree to call for formal end to war this year

By Kim Rahn

South and North Korea will seek to hold tripartite talks with the United States, or talks including China, with the goal of declaring an end to the Korean War (1950-53) this year and establishing permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula, President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced Friday.