Did Korean Leaders Salvage the Peace at Third Summit?
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FEATURING CHRISTINE AHN – This week South and North Korean leaders Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un met for the third time in a year for a summit in Pyongyang. Mr. Moon’s priority was to salvage the relationship between the US and North Korea that had recent soured after much optimism on all sides.
On Wednesday, which was day 2 of the summit, the two leaders signed a broad deal that reiterated their commitments to avoiding war with one another and also made progress toward North Korea’s denuclearization – which has been the main sticking point.
President Donald Trump hailed the deal saying on Twitter, “Kim Jong Un has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad in the presence of international experts. In the meantime there will be no Rocket or Nuclear testing.”
Christine Ahn, founder and International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women mobilizing to end the Korean War.