North Korea now has 7 missiles that can strike the US

Violet Powell
February 15, 2018

On the other, the president of South Korea sat with Kim's sister and North Korea's nominal head of state, separated only by IOC President Thomas Bach.

Later on Saturday Mr Moon and Mr Kim will attend the first ice hockey match played by athletes from both North and South Korea on Saturday, according to reports.

Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her brother in North Korea's formal and tightly controlled state propaganda.

Ms Kim and the north's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam made up the most senior delegation from the north to visit the south since the Korean War in the 1950s.

Progress in communication between North and South Korea on Saturday prompted concern in the Japanese government that Seoul may rush into dialogue with the North at the expense of the pressure campaign espoused by Japan and the United States.

Shortly after North Korea invited the South Korean leader, Pence's office issued a statement.

Talks at the inter-Korean border led to North Korea's participation in Pyeongchang.

Yo-jong's visit to the South was the first visit by a member of the ruling Kim family ever since the Korean War ended in 1953.

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"We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region", he said. Mr. Kim is ready to meet Mr. Moon "as soon as possible" but he has not yet accepted this offer.

Moon, on the other hand, has repeatedly stressed the need to keep the inter-Korean dialogue moving forward, so they may lead to a resumption of worldwide negotiations on ending the North's nuclear ambitions. After a photo together, each of the Koreans shook hands with the three men while Kim Jong Un's sister watched.

The North Korean taekwondo athletes arrived in the South this week and performed at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday as part of four performances during their nine-day trip.

It was the US that appeared to be the one left in the cold, especially after the sister of the North Korean dictator extended an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit the North.

After President Trump himself was compared to a North Korean dictator this week for proposing a "military parade", an idea that was floated by Chuck Schumer in 2014, it appears that the left is getting increasingly desperate to paint him in a negative light.

If Im gets the job, he is expected to be in charge of all practicalities regarding the summit, as Moon did for Roh in 2007 when he served as his chief of staff.

The six nations were working to implement a framework deal they reached in September 2005 under which Pyongyang was to give up its nuclear programme in return for massive economic and energy aid and an end to its diplomatic isolation. But privately, officials said, Pence expressed concern to Moon about his more conciliatory tone toward North Korea.

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