South and North Korea agree to hold joint summit


The two Koreas have agreed to hold a joint summit and set up a telephone hotline between their respective leaders. The North said it was willing to abandon its nuclear arsenal if its security is guaranteed.

South Korea on Tuesday said it has agreed with North Korea to hold a joint summit in late April and to set up a telephone hotline between their leaders.

South Korea’s presidential national security director, Chung Eui-yong, also said the North had agreed to abandon its nuclear weapons if military threats against the country were resolved and if it received a credible security guarantee.

The talks will take place at the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the Panmunjom border village and will be the first North-South summit in more than a decade…

Read more : Deutsche Welle, 06.03.2018