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Kim Jong-un Meets South Korean Envoys

Kim Jong-un Meets South Korean EnvoysKim Jong-un Meets South Korean Envoys

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met high-ranking South Korean officials, South Korean news agency Yonhap said. According to the South Korean presidential office, Kim hosted a dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s special envoys on Monday, Al Jazeera reported. It is believed to be the first time the North Korean leader has met South Korean officials since he took office in 2011. The meeting comes as a delegation of South Korean officials travelled to North Korea on Monday to discuss bilateral relations between the two, rival neighbors and potential dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang administrations. According to US media, the South Korean envoys are also expected to put forward the president’s wishes for nuclear disarmament in the Korean Peninsula, as well as encouraging peaceful dialogue between both nations in the hope of restoring diplomatic ties.

 

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