The South Korea’s government has revealed that North Korea said it is willing to talk to the United States about abandoning its nuclear weapons program if its security can be guaranteed. This would be a great news if this is true.
The North said it would stop testing nuclear weapons and missiles for the duration of any “candid talks” it may hold with Washington, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.
In a tweet Tuesday, President Trump said the announcement signaled “possible progress” in efforts to get North Korea to discuss its nuclear program.
“For the first time in many years, a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned. The World is watching and waiting! May be false hope, but the U.S. is ready to go hard in either direction!” he wrote.
Possible progress being made in talks with North Korea. For the first time in many years, a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned. The World is watching and waiting! May be false hope, but the U.S. is ready to go hard in either direction!
The announcement in the South’s capital came as the two Koreas also said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the end of April for a summit to discuss denuclearization.
The meeting, only the third ever between the leaders of the two countries, will be held in the demilitarized zone, a border area that has divided the two nations since 1953. The countries also agreed to set up a telephone hotline between their lead