South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he was told by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he wants a second summit with President Donald Trump as soon as possible and the US secretary of state to come to Pyongyang for nuclear talks.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Mount Paektu, considered sacred by Koreans, on the last day of Moon's visit for summit talks on the nuclear standoff and other inter-Korean affairs.
While both sides appear eager to being negotiations, they suspect each others' intentions considering their long acrimonious history.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Pyongyang has agreed to "permanently dismantle" Nyongbyon nuclear facility if there are corresponding measures from the US, after a summit with the North's Kim Jong-un, a development hailed by Trump.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is greeted with smiles and hugs by the North's leader Kim Jong-un ahead of a crucial summit over denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the prospect of officially ending the 1950-53 Korean War.
Moon will fly to the North Korean capital for the latest stage in a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula, although progress has stalled in denuclearisation talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
The South Korean electronics giant, the world's leading smartphone maker, unveiled its latest flagship Galaxy Note 9 in August.
Despite Kim Jong-un's new face, life hasn't changed for North Koreans inside the dictatorship, forcing many to flee through dark underworlds in search of safety.
North Korea has celebrated its 70th birthday with a huge show of military strength while it refrained from showing off its intercontinental ballistic missiles.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un reconfirms determination to completely denuclearise the peninsula, South's national security adviser says after meeting the leader in Pyongyang.
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