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U.S. back on speaking terms with North Korea

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/20/18, 11:10 am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday said he would deliver a private message to U.S. President Donald Trump from North Korea regarding the denuclearization standoff. Moon said he would bring the message during the United Nations General Assembly session in New York next week. Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un just wrapped up a three-day summit, which began Tuesday in Pyongyang, to discuss denuclearization and reunification efforts.

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Peace on the Korean Peninsula?

International | North Korean leader agrees to verify denuclearization efforts in front of foreign experts
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/19/18, 12:04 pm

NORTH KOREA: North and South Korea heads of state said they would turn the Korean Peninsula into a “land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats.” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to permanently abolish key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts—a crucial verification requirement.

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North Korea agrees to close more missile sites

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/19/18, 10:36 am

North and South Korea on Wednesday said the North would shut down key nuclear facilities if the United States took reciprocal measures. In a joint statement following a closed-door meeting at their ongoing summit this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said North Korea would close the Dongchang-ri missile engine testing facility and missile launch pad. The leaders did not specify what reciprocal measures they wanted the United States to take.

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