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    • N. Korean Media Covers Pyongyang Declaration
      [Inter-Korea] : North Korean media on Thursday extensively covered the latest joint declaration between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.     A day after they signed the Pyongyang Declaration, the North's Korean Central News Agency(KCNA) carried its full text and reported on ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-20
    • Top Diplomats of Two Koreas, US Likely to Meet in New York
      [Politics] : The top diplomats of the two Koreas and the U.S. will likely hold a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week following Wednesday’s announcement of a joint declaration by the leaders of South and North Korea.  South Korea's chief nuclear envoy Lee Do-hoon said in a news ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-20
    • Moon, Kim Stroll Around Mount Baekdu’s Crater Lake
      [Inter-Korea] : President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reached the peak of Mount Baekdu on Thursday and strolled around the famous crater lake called Heaven Lake or “Chonji.” The presidential office said the two leaders and their wives arrived at the mountain's summit by car then ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-20
    • Pres. Moon to Head Home from Airport Near Mt. Baekdu
      [Politics] : President Moon Jae-in is set to head straight home from an airport near North Korea’s Mount Baekdu on Thursday. Moon’s senior press secretary Yoon Young-chan told reporters that after visiting Mount Baekdu with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Moon will get on a plane at Samjiyon Airport and return ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-20
    • Moon Calls for Taking Great Step toward Peace in Speech to N. Koreans
      [Inter-Korea] : President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday called for inter-Korean efforts to end 70 years of hostility and to take a great step toward peace.  Moon made the call during a speech before some 150-thousand North Koreans after watching a large-scale gymnastic and artistic show at the May Day Stadium on the second day ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-20
    • Moon Departs for Mt. Baekdu for Joint Trip with Kim
      [Inter-Korea] : South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un departed for a rare trip to Mount Baekdu on Thursday on the last day of Moon's three-day visit to Pyongyang. Moon left for Samjiyon airport near the North Korean mountain at around 7:30 a.m. on Air Force Two. Kim is also expected ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Pompeo: US Ready to Talk with N. Korea, Proposes Meeting in Vienna
      [International] : U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to "immediately" engage in talks with North Korea following the third summit between the leaders of the two Koreas in Pyongyang.  Pompeo made the remarks in a statement, welcoming the North's decision to ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Trump Sees ‘Tremendous Progress’ with N. Korea
      [International] : U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "tremendous progress" was being made with North Korea following a third summit between the leaders of the two Koreas. Trump told reporters at the White House that there was very good news from North and South Korea, adding he received a tremendous ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Tokyo Expresses ‘Respect’ for Moon, Kim over Summit Outcomes
      [Inter-Korea] : Japan has expressed its respect for the leaders of the two Korea over the outcomes of their latest summit.  During a regular media briefing on Wednesday, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Japan respects the efforts made by President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Foreign Media Assess Inter-Korean Summit
      [Inter-Korea] : Major foreign media outlets have positively assessed the latest inter-Korean summit saying it has sent a positive signal over stalled North Korea-U.S. denuclearization talks. The Wall Street Journal(WSJ) highlighted North Korea's promise to take additional steps on denuclearization, including the ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • N. Korean Artists to Perform in S. Korea in Oct.
      [Inter-Korea] : North Korean artists will visit Seoul next month to put on a special performance as part of an agreement made during this week's inter-Korean summit.  The efforts to arrange the “Autumn Has Come” program will likely be accelerated following Wednesday’s agreement between ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • S. Korean First Lady Visits N. Korean School for Gifted Children
      [Politics] : South Korea’s first lady, Kim Jung-sook, has visited a leading North Korean school for gifted children in Pyongyang.  Flanked by her attendants, she arrived at Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday and was escorted around by the school's president, ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Moon, Trump to Meet in New York on Monday
      [Politics] : President Moon Jae-in will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week.  Moon’s chief press secretary Yoon Young-chan said in a media briefing on Wednesday that the South Korean president will return home from North Korea on Thursday before taking ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • Top Office: Summit Practically Declares to End Korean War
      [Politics] : South Korea’s presidential office says the leaders of South and North Korea have virtually declared to end the Korean War through the latest inter-Korean summit.  Chief presidential press secretary Yoon Young-chan made the assessment on the September 19th Pyongyang Declaration reached during ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19
    • [Full Text] Sep. 19th Pyongyang Declaration
      [Politics] : September 19th Pyongyang Declaration South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held summits in Pyongyang from September 18th to the 20th. The two leaders assessed that remarkable achievements had been made since the historic Panmunjeom Declaration was signed, ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-09-19