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US envoy visit to South Korea Talks with North Korea figure prominently in US envoy’s visit to Seoul

While the US has repeatedly attempted to downplay the significance of talks with North Korea, US envoy Stephen Biegun said on the day of his arrival to Seoul that the Trump administration is “open” to talks with the North

South Korea elections 2020 Liberal-Progressive alliance wins by a landslide in South Korean parliamentary polls

The massive victory of the coalition backing incumbent president Moon Jae-in is being viewed as a verdict on the government’s efforts to contain and deal with the COVID-19 outbreak in the country

Kim-Trump meeting sparks fresh hopes of peace in Korean peninsula Kim-Trump meeting sparks fresh hopes of peace in Korean peninsula

Donald Trump became the first US president to cross the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea. Following a meeting, he and Kim Jong-un decided to resume negotiations between the countries

SINGAPORE-US-NKOREA-DIPLOMACY-SUMMIT An End of War Declaration may be reached in the US – N. Korea summit, says S. Korea

Unless the contents of the declaration provide an assurance that US will not pose a security threat to North Korea, it is unlikely to mark a real beginning of the process of complete denuclearization

Do not let US stall reunification, North Korea urges South Korea

The message from the North’s ruling party comes days after the two countries struggled to even lay a foundation stone for a proposed railway project due to international sanctions and US interference

Denuclearization is for the entire peninsula, North Korea points out

A recent commentary in the North Korean news agency, KCNA, noted that unilateral denuclearization would lead to the “creation of a defenseless state where the balance in nuclear strategic strength is destroyed and the crisis of a nuclear war is brought forth”

Pompeo’s visit to North Korea, China show limits of US influence

The tense exchanges between secretary of state Pompeo and Chinese officials, as well as stronger relations between China, the Koreas and Russia all indicate declining US influence in the region

Is the US moving towards an ‘end of war’ declaration in Korea?

South Korea has been trying to convince the US to declare a formal end to the war. This may be followed by Kim taking further steps towards denuclearization

North Korea volunteers to permanently shut down missile launch pad

Kim Jong-un also offered to shut down a nuclear site if the US took a step towards peace first. These proposals were made on the second day of a three-day summit between the leaders of the Koreas in Pyongyang

Emotions run high at family reunion in Korean peninsula

83 North Korean and 89 South Korean families, who were separated by the Korean war, are taking part in the reunification over three days

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