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North and South Korea Resuming Dialogue at Highest Level

  • North and South Korea Resuming Dialogue at Highest Level
  • North and South Korea Resuming Dialogue at Highest Level

KYIV (FNI) - On Friday, June 1, South Korea and the DPRK resumed peaceful talks at a high level. During the meeting, representatives of both countries discussed practical measures to implement the Pan-Muniz Declaration, in which South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the establishment of peace between the two countries.

During the meeting, the parties agreed to take practical measures to establish full-fledged inter-Korean relations and achieve a breakthrough in the opening of a new era of "national reconciliation, peace and prosperity," the press service of the Ministry of the South Korean Union said.

In addition, South and North Korea agreed to hold sectoral talks with the aim of realizing the issues that were agreed during the summit in Panmunjom. In particular, the parties agreed to discuss the military tensions between the two Koreas and the question of holding talks between the defense ministers of South Korea and the DPRK.

Also during the meeting, an agreement was reached on regular inspections of the implementation of the Phan Minzhong Declaration.

On Tuesday, May 26, Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un met again after the third in the history of the South and North Korean Summit, which took place on April 27.

On Friday, April 27, the third-largest summit between South and North Korea began. The head of the DPRK became the first North Korean leader to visit South Korea since 1953. In the evening of the same day after the concluding musical concert and the light show, Kim, along with his spouse, left for North Korea, accompanied by twelve bodyguards.

Both leaders proclaimed the "era of peace" between South and North Korea, announced the establishment of a joint communication center, the launch of a railway link between Seoul and Bluehead, the end to hostilities in the sea, air and on land, the liquidation of the Demilitarized zone on the border of both countries, agreed to create " the maritime zone of the world "instead of the northern border line in the Yellow Sea in the west of the peninsula, plus a non-aggression clause in the Declaration. It was announced that by the end of the year they will announce the end of the war. The peace treaty will be signed at a trilateral meeting with the participation of the United States or on a quadripartite, in which China can also speak. As part of the deal, Moon will visit Pyongyang in autumn.


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