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Op-Ed: South Korea considering more talks with North Korea

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South Korea claims it is considering talks with North Korea in an effort to improve relations between the two countries. South Korea’ government confirmed a…
South Korea claims it is considering talks with North Korea in an effort to improve relations between the two countries. South Korea’ government confirmed a report by Yohnhap News Agency that the South was mulling a meeting with the North.
Yonhap is a large South Korean news agency. South Korea wants to improve relations with the North after the failure of the recent summit of President Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi Vietnam.
An anonymous South Korean official said to Yonhap that the US and North Korea absolutely do not want to revert to the situation before 2017 when there was more conflict and confrontation. Trump and KIm Jong-un walked away from the Hanoi summit last February with any agreement to dismantle the North Korean nuclear weapons program or drop US sanctions. North Korea has since blamed the failure of the meeting on US “gangster-like” demands and has threated to not have any further negotiations with Trump as indicated in the appended video.
However, Yonhap claims that a senior South Korean official said that the US and South Korea had come too far to revert to the previous contentious relationships.

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