Leaders and high-ranking officials from North and South Korea launched their third international summit this week with the hopes of kick-starting the recently stalled denuclearization talks.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is poised to cross the de-militarized zone between the two nations as early as Tuesday; setting the stage for high-stakes negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
“The inter-Korean summit will be a litmus test for another meeting Kim has recently proposed to U.S. President Donald Trump, giving clues to whether Kim is serious about denuclearisation, a commitment he made at their first encounter in June,” writes Yahoo News.
“I’d like to have frank dialogue with Chairman Kim on how to find a point of contact between U.S. demands for denuclearisation and North Korea’s demands for ending hostile relations and security guarantees,” Moon told reporters before departing for the region.
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