South Korean television is showing a smiling President Moon Jae-in entering a reception room and shaking hands with North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister. "Although it's my first time here, it doesn't feel odd". But Pence said that Moon shared "a bit" about his meeting with the North Koreans, and that he "appreciated him sharing his perspective on that".
The first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the South since the Korean War ended in an armistice in 1953, Kim on Saturday made headlines across the globe when she delivered an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit North Korea .
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Tripura's leftist government had recently alleged that the Modi government was "lackadaisical" when it came to the matter of allotting funds to Tripura. It has gone into pockets of Communist cadres. He claimed that Left parties have looted Tripura for many years, and said the BJP will change that. IPFT, which represents sections of tribals, had earlier raised the demand of a separate state but has not pushed for it following its alliance with the BJP, which is opposed to any division of ...
Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, was at the opening ceremony with North Korea's nominal head of state, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam . South Korean television is showing a smiling President Moon Jae-in entering a reception room and shaking hands with North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister.
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North Korea's state news agency said on Sunday its delegation sent to the Winter Olympics held "frank and candid" talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in but there was no mention of the North's invitation to Moon to Pyongyang for a summit.
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The rhetoric is hot, the Turks are angry and this is a hard time to do business, but it's our belief that there are still some very fundamental underlying shared interests", the senior official said Friday. The statement noted Tillerson will visit Turkey to discuss regional and bilateral issues with senior Turkish officials. In Beirut, he will meet with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.
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North and South Korea speak the same language based on the Hangeul alphabet, but differences have emerged since the 1950-53 conflict which left the two sides at a technical state of war. The Winter Olympics have driven a rapid rapprochement on the Korean peninsula, where fears of a new conflict mounted past year as the nuclear-armed North carried out a series of missile tests and its most powerful atomic blast to date.
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And while this seemed far fetched, there was an olive branch of sorts extended to North Korea with leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, making an unprecedented visit to the South. South Korea's main opposition party, the Liberty Korea Party, warned that any talks between the two Koreas, without the precondition of scrapping the North's nuclear programmes, would only "benefit the enemy".
But the USA vice president did not shake hands with Kim Yong Nam while making a brief appearance at a leaders' reception ahead of the ceremony - although Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did so. The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the USA approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the row behind him, allowing Kim Yo Jong to be easily pictured in profile next to the vice ...
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Earlier on Friday, Pence said Moon gave his backing to additional measures the United States is planning to try to curb North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, speaking after paying tribute at a South Korean memorial. He added that Moon repeated a message in private that Moon has spoken in public, "that South Korea stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the United States and our allies in continuing to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically".
That's what people are saying in South Korea , as they consider the unprecedented visit by Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who has raised her profile dramatically at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . The prospect of two-way talks between the Koreas, however, may not be welcomed by the United States. The gesture appears to build on Moon's policy of openness towards the North.
But according to CNN , Pence and Moon did not discuss the invitation or the summit, with the Vice President instead telling reporters that he "spoke as friends" with the South Korean leader. "Let's not whitewash North Korea's record". At an official lunch hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Guterres expressed his "total support" to Moon for establishing "a very important positive development in inter-Korean relations".