Moon Jae in

South Korea's Moon calls for peace with North in farewell speech 

Moon Jae-in leaves office on Tuesday following a single five-year term.

published on : 9th May 2022

Kim warns North Korea would 'preemptively' use nuclear weapons 

Speaking to thousands of troops and spectators mobilised for the event, Kim vowed to develop his nuclear forces at the "fastest possible speed" and threatened to use them if provoked.

published on : 30th April 2022

Leaders of 2 Koreas exchange letters of hope amid tensions 

Experts say North Korea's announcement of the letters, which came as Kim possibly prepares for a nuclear test and other major provocations, is aimed at dividing public opinion in South Korea.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in join hands on peak of sacred North Korean volcano

Kim Jong Un stated that he would permanently dismantle North Korea's main nuclear facility only if the United States takes unspecified corresponding measures.

published on : 20th September 2018

Korean Summit: North to permanently close main nuclear complex facilities

Kim and Moon have decided to opt for peace, with North's promise of shutting down main missile testing sites.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kim Jong Un commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization: South Korea

Kim may see the sit-down with Trump as necessary to easing pressure from crushing sanctions and to winning security assurances in a region surrounded by enemies.

published on : 27th May 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un hopes Donald Trump summit will 'end history of confrontation': Moon Jae-in

Donald Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling his meeting with Kim, citing open hostility from Pyongyang.

published on : 27th May 2018

South Korea's Moon Jae-In and North Korea's Kim Jong Un meet inside Demilitarised Zone

The two leaders exchanged views and discussed ways to implement the Panmunjom Declaration.

published on : 26th May 2018

South Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

Trump's cancellation of the summit blindsided treaty ally South Korea, which had brokered the remarkable detente between Washington and Pyongyang.

published on : 26th May 2018

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he'll give up nukes if US vows not to attack 

US national security adviser John Bolton reacted coolly to word that Kim would abandon his weapons if the United States pledged not to invade.

published on : 29th April 2018

As Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet, here are key points from the Panmunjom Declaration

Here are the key quotes from the official English language version of the statement, which came after the first summit between the two in 11 years.

published on : 27th April 2018

US hopes Korean summit would achieve progress towards future of peace, prosperity

The summit took place at Panmunjom, a small village located in the the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas.

published on : 27th April 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says 'flooded with emotion' as enters South

Kim is the first North Korean leader to set foot on the South's territory since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a ceasefire.

published on : 27th April 2018

Starting line of new Korean history: Kim Jong Un on summit with Moon Jae-in

Kim's news agency said that the leader would 'open-heartedly' discuss with Moon "all the issues arising in improving inter-Korean relations and achieving peace.

published on : 27th April 2018

Kim Jong Un makes history, walks across the border urging Korean peace

At Kim's invitation the two men briefly crossed hand-in-hand into the North before walking to the Peace House building on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom for the summit.

published on : 27th April 2018

North Korea and South Korea leaders Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae In to meet at military demarcation line before summit

Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the two Koreas in the Demilitarized Zone, the chief of the South's presidential secretariat Im Jong-seok said.

published on : 26th April 2018

South Korean President's envoys heads to China, Japan on outcome of North Korea trip

Chung Eui-yong, President Moon Jae In's top security advisor, returned from Washington D.C. after completing a successful two-day visit to the US capital.

published on : 12th March 2018

South Korea asks North Korea to give up nuclear weapons

North Korea has justified its nuclear strategy citing the presence of nearly 30,000 US military personnel in South Korea.

published on : 8th March 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean envoys discuss possible inter-Korean summit

Seoul said no agreement had yet been reached on a meeting between Kim and Moon, which would be the first such summit since 2007.

published on : 6th March 2018

South Korean president condemns North Korea's ballistic missile test

Pyongyang carried out its sixth, and largest, nuclear test in September and today's launch was the third successful test of an ICBM seen as capable of reaching much of the US mainland.

published on : 29th November 2017
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