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Seoul doubles down on North Korea engagement with food aid talk

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South Korea said Wednesday Presidents Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump agreed Seoul should be permitted to provide food aid to the impoverished North.
May 8 (UPI) — South Korea said Wednesday Presidents Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump agreed Seoul should be permitted to provide food aid to the impoverished North, a sign Seoul is doubling down on engagement despite North Korea’s recent test of multiple projectiles.
South Korea’s presidential Blue House and unification ministry told reporters on Wednesday the government is prepared to deliver humanitarian assistance to the North, local television network SBS reported.
The Blue House is also playing down previous statements suggesting Trump and Moon discussed North Korea launch vehicles.

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