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.”
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said it remains to be seen whether overtures between South and North Korea during the Olympics would provide results.
With a diplomatic deal securing its spot in the Winter Olympics, North Korea successfully changed the international narrative away from its illicit pursuit of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles.
Events on Thursday may have refreshed some memories.
North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics' most important medals: the diplomatic gold.
North Korea offered to host the South for talks in Pyongyang.
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 Vice President's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved short-lived.
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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