South Korean Envoys Leave for North Korea to Set Up Summit
A South Korean presidential delegation flew to North Korea on Wednesday for talks to arrange a summit planned later this month and help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang. It's unclear who the South Korean envoys will meet in the North or whether they will see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before returning to the South later Wednesday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said his national security adviser will be carrying a personal letter for Kim. Moon said the envoys are tasked with a crucial role at a "very important time" that could determine the prospects for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. While pushing ahead with summits and inter-Korean engagement, Seoul is trying to persuade Washington and Pyongyang to proceed with peace and denuclearization processes at the same time so they can overcome a growing dispute over the sequencing of the diplomacy. ... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, South Korean Envoys Leave for North Korea to Set Up Summit, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'VOA NEWS'. Thank you
Popular Asia News Articles
- - Analysis: China Pulling out All Stops in Canada Tensions
- - Thai woman arrested for killing German husband in 10 million baht insurance scam
- - Man arrested after killing five family members in Uttaradit
- - Phuket lifeguard, 19, dies in motorbike crash
- - Don’t rip off tourists – be good hosts! – Pattaya tourism leader implores Thais
- - Exclusive: Sri Lanka says has $300 million loan offer from Bank of China, may increase to $1 billion
- - Top court orders compensation for Myanmar workers
- - Belarus Model Arrested for Thai Sex Seminar Pleads Guilty
- - PHUKET XTRA: VIDEO: Power cables explode! Politico, wife killed at home! Cops to track themselves? || Jan. 15
- - 'Made in China 2025' Feels Trade War Pinch
- In the last 2 hours
- Vote! Experts: N. Korean Human Rights Issue Remains Dire, Must be Part of Ongoing Talks VOA NEWS (Today) - United Nations special rapporteur for human rights in North Korea, Tomas Quintana, visited South Korea...
- In the last 24 hours
- Vote! S. Korea Removes 'Enemy' Reference to N. Korea in New Defense Report VOA NEWS (Yesterday) - South Korea has dropped a reference to North Korea as its “enemy” in the military’s...
- Older News
- Vote! North Korean official heads for talks in Sweden: report Bangkok Post (Yesterday) - SEOUL: A top North Korean diplomat was travelling to Sweden Tuesday, she told reporters, as...