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Saturday, April 28, 2018

North & South End Korean War, Promise More Meetings After First Session Of Summit

President Trump says Americans should be proud of the historic peacemaking efforts between North and South Korea.
The president made the comment in a tweet Friday morning after leaders of the two Koreas announced an official end to the Korean War.
In a declaration Friday, Kim Jong Un said Koreans should not be confronting each other and should be living in unity.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said both sides have agreed to denuclearize, and the demilitarized zone will eventually become a peaceful area.
The historic agreement is following a full day of meetings between the two leaders.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shanks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Peace House at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
North Korea’s leader says he attended the historic summit in South Korea to end the conflict.
Kim Jong Un made a statement about past talks collapsing in his opening statement, and pushed for a better outcome this time around.
“There are a lot of people hoping (for the best result) — I am worried we will disappoint them if we do not follow up on any good agreements and announcements from the past meetings, and also if we do not make this meeting the opportunity to improve our relationship,” stated the North Korean leader. “Therefore I want to say that we should be more determined, so we can look back and say it was not wasted — I hope we can meet frequently to solve problems.”
South Korea’s Moon Jae-in stressed peace in the first press conference after the two leaders met in the Peace Village.
“I hope we can have a conversation with big results in mind and reach an agreement, so we can give our citizens and everyone around the world, who hope for peace, a big gift,” stated Moon.
Kim did not reference nuclear weapons in front of the media at all, but reportedly did behind closed doors.
“The two leaders seriously discussed the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, establishing permanent peace, and ways to develop the relationship between the South and North Korea,” stated Yoon Young-Chan, Senior Secretary of Public Relations for South Korea.
A spokesperson for South Korea summarized what the two talked about in their first closed door session, which lasted about an hour and a half.
Kim even said he will visit the ‘Blue House,’ where South Korea hosts its government if invited by Boon.
People pray during a service to support the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim made history by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Kim referenced defectors from his nation, and said he hopes the summit will help heal their scars and improve inter-Korean relations as well as mentioning the resident of a nearby island who suffered a shelling attack in 2010.
This is a major change in rhetoric as North Korea often expresses anger toward defectors, and has even accused South Korea of abducting the 30,000 northerners who escaped since the end of the war.
Moon also expressed a willingness to visit a sacred mountain in the north.
However, Kim deferred, saying the trip would be uncomfortable under current conditions and transportation would have to be fixed to accommodate him.
Moon also called for more meetings between the two leaders, which is something Kim echoed to make sure they do not go back to square one in an effort to create a better world.

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