January 10, 2021

South Korea urges Kim Jong Un to return to nuclear talks

Featuring Duyeon Kim

Source: Financial Times

Journalist Edward White

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has urged Kim Jong Un to return to talks with Seoul and Washington, as uncertainty builds over how Joe Biden's incoming administration will handle the North Korean nuclear threat.

Mr. Moon, who has staked his presidential legacy on building lasting peace and ultimately achieving unification of the Korean peninsula, has again extended an olive branch to the 37-year-old dictator, saying South Korea would meet North Korea "anytime, anywhere".

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Authors

  • Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim, PhD, is an adjunct senior fellow with the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear nonproliferation, arms control, Eas...