The objectives for the major April 27 summit meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in is the reduction of tension and the end of military confrontation through the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a permanent peace, and positive steps toward improved relations between the North and South, South Korean Presidential Chief of Staff Im Jong-seok revealed Tuesday, according to Japan's NHK.
"Pyongyang and Seoul have technically been at war since the 1950-1953 Korean conflict ended with a truce - and not a peace treaty".
The news comes from an unnamed South Korea official who said the countries have been in negotiations around the matter in advance of the summit.
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Though the original story is in Korean, the message is loud and clear regardless of language: North and South Korea might finally announce a peaceful, official ending to the Korean War that started in 1950.
There are reports that a major aspiration is the return of the heavily-fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) would cease to exist.
Moon and Kim are slated to meet at the Freedom house in Panmunjom, a small village located in the DMZ. But while North Korea seems to have at least paused its nuclear activity for the time being, the rogue nation has not confirmed any sort of agenda for the meeting at this point, and giving up their prized nuclear weapons indefinitely be an unexpected result.
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"Ending the state of conflict is the core of the whole thing", Delury said. They note North Korea has long said that "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" should also include the withdrawal of the 28,500 US troops in South Korea and a halt to annual U.S. "There also has to be a process of actually delivering the peace".
Nearly seven decades of war might finally reach a symbolic conclusion later this month, according to the South Korean newspaper Munhwa Ilbo.
The meeting between Trump and Kim will mark the first time that a sitting USA president has met with a member of the Kim dynasty.
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The two Koreas agreed last month to install a hotline for their leaders to help defuse military tension and facilitate consultation. The pair are expected to discuss Trump planned meeting with Kim and other issues of importance to both leaders.