South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that US President Donald Trump’s recent letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a good sign that underscores his commitment to negotiations, as well.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Moon Jae-in and Chinese leaders pledged to deepen cooperation at a trilateral summit in China's southwest city of Chengdu.
South Korea's Supreme Court also ordered a new trial for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of offences including bribery and embezzlement in connection with the scandal that brought down former president Park Geun-hye.
Kim Jong-Un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 last year in the Demilitarised Zone.
A year ago North Korea's Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared an end to the Korean War, which has spanned almost seven decades. Seoul will be marking that anniversary this week, but Pyongyang may not take part.
Young people in South Korea have increasingly adopted an apathetic attitude towards the North while the older generation longs for peace.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a summit this week that reasserted China's role in the denuclearisation process ahead of an expected second summit between Kim and his US counterpart Donald Trump
2018 marked a year of breakthrough diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula as Seoul and Pyongyang strode forward together to ease military tensions and pursue joint economic projects. The peace may still be fragile, but South Koreans are optimistic.
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.
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.
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