Two Koreas agree to hold summit in Pyongyang Sept. 18-20


The two Koreas agreed to hold a three-day summit in Pyongyang from Sept. 18, as they seek to break a stalemate in denuclearization talks between the U.S. and North Korea.

National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accepted South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s offer to hold their third summit in the reclusive country’s capital. Chung, a special envoy of Moon, met with Kim in Pyongyang on Wednesday and delivered a letter from the president.

“The South and the North agreed to hold the inter-Korean summit for three days between Sept. 18 and 20 in Pyongyang,” Chung said in a press briefing. “In the inter-Korean summit, we agreed to discuss on how to establish sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, in particular, practical measures for the denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.” …

Read more : Asia Nikkei, 06.09.2018