Seoul, calls on the United States to start talks with Pyongyang

South Korean President has call on the United States today about starting talks with North Korea, after a delegation from his country, confirmed Pyongyang’s readiness for talks with Washington.

During a meeting with Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu Yandong (Seoul), President Moon also said that North Korea must demonstrate its willingness to talk. According to him, it is important that both sides sit down face to face.

On the sidelines of ceremonies at the end of the Winter Olympic Games, South Korean leader held a meeting with North Korean delegation leader Kim Yong-chol, a senior ruling Labor Party official.

Last month, two Koreas held their first high-level talks in two years.

In a White House statement yesterday, it was stated that “we will see if Phenian’s message represents the first steps on the path towards distinguishing.” But in the meantime the US and the international community must continue to make clear that North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs must come to an end.

On Friday, Trump administration issued new sanctions on Phenian.

The two delegations will meet to discuss Phenian’s participation in the Paralympic Winter Games held in Piong-Çang on March 9 to 18.

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Meagan Kozlovs is a reporter for Debate Report. She’s worked and interned at Global News Toronto  and CHECX. Megan is based in Toronto and covers issues affecting her city. In addition to her severe milk shake addiction, she’s a Netflix enthusiast, a red wine drinker, and a voracious reader.

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