US envoy, South Korean official discuss 2nd Trump-Kim summit

Asia & Pacific 02/04/19, 06:24

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea met with South Korea's national security adviser on Monday to discuss a planned second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Seoul's presidential office said. Stephen Biegun explained to Chung Eui-yong Washington's stance toward North Korea ahead of talks ...

US, South Korean diplomats meet ahead of Trump-Kim summit

World 02/03/19, 09:12

Senior U.S. and South Korean officials met Sunday to discuss an expected second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump's special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, arrived in South Korea earlier Sunday amid reports that he'll meet North Korean officials soon to work out ...

S. Korea abuzz about N. Korean leader Kim’s possible trip

World 12/05/18, 03:33

Day after day, rampant speculation about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's possible trip to Seoul is making headlines in South Korea, despite no official confirmation from either government.Many analysts say it would be extremely difficult for Kim to fulfill by the end of this year his reported promise to ...

Seoul: North Korea destroys 10 guard posts to lower tensions

Asia & Pacific 11/20/18, 03:33

North Korea on Tuesday blew up some of its front-line guard posts as part of an agreement to ease tensions along its heavily fortified border with South Korea, Seoul's Defense Ministry said.In September, the Koreas' militaries agreed at a leaders' summit in Pyongyang to eventually dismantle all guard posts inside ...

2 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

Asia & Pacific 11/10/18, 06:00

The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.South Korea says the military agreement ...

2 Koreas talk about implementing recent military agreement

World 10/25/18, 22:22

North and South Korea are holding military talks on their border to discuss implementing a broad-reaching military agreement last month to reduce tensions.Visitors walk near the wire fence decorated with ribbons carrying messages wishing the reunification and peace of the two Koreas at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea, ...

2 Koreas, US-led UN Command meet again at Koreas’ border

World 10/21/18, 18:08

Military officers from the two Koreas and the U.S.-led U.N. Command met again at the Koreas' border village Monday to examine an ongoing effort to disarm the area.Demetallizing the Panmunjom village inside the Koreas' heavily fortified border was among many agreements the Koreas struck in September to lower military tensions ...

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

Asia & Pacific 10/15/18, 23:18

North and South Korea and the U.S.-led United Nations Command are meeting to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace agreement between the Koreas. South Korea's Defense Ministry said that Tuesday's talks at the Panmunjom border village mark the first meeting ...

Korean gov’t ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics

World 10/14/18, 21:49

The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.South Korea said Monday's talks will be aimed at finding ways to carry out peace agreements announced after the summit last month between South Korean President ...

South Korea begins removing mines, expects North to do same

World 09/30/18, 22:54

South Korea began clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea on Monday under tension-reducing agreements reached this year. Seoul says North Korea is expected to do the same.The development comes amid renewed international diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear weapons program after weeks of stalemated ...

PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North Korea

Asia & Pacific 09/20/18, 07:06

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has wrapped up a three-day visit to North Korea for a third summit with leader Kim Jong Un that included wide-ranging agreements they trumpeted as a major step toward peace.In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife ...

Update: Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount Paektu

America 09/20/18, 01:49

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local):2:40 p.m.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have visited a crater lake atop a volcano considered sacred in North ...

Koreas’ leaders agree on military, nuclear steps

World 09/19/18, 06:15

After holding consecutive summits with soaring but empty rhetoric, the two Korean leaders on their third try finally produced some substance.The meeting in Pyongyang on Wednesday came as nuclear negotiations have faltered between the U.S. and North Korea, raising doubts about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's stated willingness to ...

Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yet

World 09/17/18, 21:08

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong Un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North's denuclearization and breathe ...

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