Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea


Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong seen after delivering letter to South Korean president, inviting him to North Korea.

Source: ABC

The South Korean president has been invited to travel to North Korea, following a formal invitation from the country's leader Kim Jong Un, according to a Blue House spokesman.

Source: CNN

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in received an invitation to visit the North during the most significant diplomatic encounter between the rivals in years

Source: ABC

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.

Vice President Mike Pence and top North Korean leaders, including Kim Jong Un's sister, didn't interact at the ceremonies and receptions for the opening of the Winter Olympics.

Source: CNN

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

Source: New York Times

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

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

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