Kim Jong-un Invites South Korean Leader to North for Summit Meeting


If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's little sister would be favored to win gold.

Source: CNN

They may have lost in their debut game at the Winter Olympics on Saturday night, but the first-ever joint Korean women's ice hockey team easily won the crowd.

Source: NBC

The diplomatic opening created for North and South Korea by the Winter Olympics widened — and perhaps got even more complicated — on Saturday as the totalitarian state’s leader proposed the first inter-Korean summit in a decade.

The recent detente has come despite an acceleration in the North's weapons program last year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington

Source: NBC

After North Korea’s leader relayed the proposal through his sister, President Moon Jae-in said the Koreas should “create the environment to make it happen.”

Source: New York Times

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a personal letter to South Korea's president, inviting him to a summit in Pyongyang.

Source: Deutsche Welle

For some in the audience, it was their first time seeing North Koreans.

Source: New York Times

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

Source: Reuters

Another said her grandfather might see his North Korean family again.

Source: New York Times

Her three-day trip is to include a meeting with President Moon Jae-in, the highest-level inter-Korean contact in more than a decade.

Source: New York Times

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