Leaders of two Koreas parade through Pyongyang ahead of nuclear talks

Leaders of two Koreas parade through Pyongyang ahead of nuclear talks”

"I believe the denuclearization issue can move forward at a rapid rate should the dialogue be resumed and the two leaders sit face to face with each other again", Moon told the meeting.

During the April meet, Kim became the first member of the ruling Kim dynasty to cross to the southern side of the Demilitarized Zone since the Korean War ended.

The US has also been pushing other countries to observe sanctions against North Korea regarding funding for its nuclear missiles programme. During these two summits, they agreed to strengthen ties to achieve peace and prosperity, take steps towards reunification of the Korean peninsula and pursue bilateral economic cooperation.

Their second inter-Korea meeting came in May, in the lead-up to the summit with Trump.

With ambitious cross-border economic cooperation projects stalled by global sanctions on North Korea, Moon is focusing on reaching a specific agreement to ease military tensions and build a peace regime, experts said.

President Moon and his wife Kim Jung-sook were welcomed by the North Korean leader, and Kim's sister, Yo-jong, as well as hundreds of locals for a three-day trip to Pyongyang that began on Tuesday morning.

Speculation has been rising here that Moon will propose a formula to Kim, to which the North Korean leader will make a "verbal commitment" to provide a detailed list of its nuclear arsenal, and the United States, in return, would reward it with an agreement to end the war.

Moon brought with him an entourage including the heads of some of South Korea's largest conglomerates, as well K-pop stars and even the South Korea's national soccer coach, there to make a seemingly unlikely proposal that the two nations jointly bid to hold the 2034 World Cup.

Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled and questions have been raised about how serious the North Korean leader is about adhering to his commitments to denuclearise.

"It is the U.S. who changed the narrative about the end-of-the-war declaration and created a distorted frame to the global audience".

In his speech on Liberation Day on August 15, Moon said building confidence in military matters with North Korea is crucial to improving inter-Korean ties. "If Moon and Kim can hammer out a specific agreement, it would amount to an end-of -the-war declaration".

Those could include an agreement to pull back some guard posts at the heavily mined frontline, disarm an area of the border near the shared village of Panmunjom and reduce the chance of clashes along their shared maritime boundary.

Chung, who arranged the third inter-Korean summit during his visit to Pyongyang earlier this month, said the military talks showed the two Koreas pursuing "operational arms control" - an idea aimed at reducing miliatry tensions by adjusting troop deployments and training schedules.

"There are many expectations for great progress on the issue at the summit, but (the possibility) is very limited", he said.

Business leaders are there to underline the potential economic rewards for North Korea should it denuclearize, although deals can't be made unless and until USA -led sanctions are lifted.

Moon's main task in Pyongyang will be to draw North Korea into cooperation with South Korea and the United States without succumbing to North Korean calls for unity against interference from "external forces".

The outcome of this summit is being watched closely by the US.

The project ran for more than 10 years but was suspended in 2016 after North Korea carried out its fourth nuclear test.

"If this visit somehow leads to the resumption of the US-North Korea talks, it would be significant enough in itself", he was quoted as saying before departure.

But US officials remain "unenthusiastic" about declaring an end to the war without any substantial action towards denuclearisation from the North, Seoul officials said.

Cheong Wa Dae officials speak in Paju, Gyeonggi Province on Sunday before going to North Korea. -North Korean confrontation. But the success of his efforts will continue to depend on the ability of the United States and South Korea to coordinate effectively.

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