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.”
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.
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with South Korean President Moon Jae In, the highest level contact between the two nations in years.
Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong seen after delivering letter to South Korean president, inviting him to North Korea.
North Korea's delegation sent to the Winter Olympics held "frank and candid" talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North Korean news agency said on Sunday, but it made no mention of the North's invitation to Moon to Pyongyang for a summit.
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.
The recent detente has come despite an acceleration in the North's weapons program last year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington
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.
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