OPENING COMMUNICATION: South Korea willing to sit down with North on easing tensions, family reunions
Despite the North's recent, provocative long-range missile test, the South is seeking to ease tensions.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of President Moon Jae-in, and said the two sides should discuss ways to avoid hostile acts near the…
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Such talks would be the first in years, and the North’s reaction will be the first test of the new South Korean president’s pro-dialogue policy.
President Moon Jae-in chairs a national security meeting in Seoul, in response to North Korea launching a ballistic missile on US Independence Day
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally offered to launch talks with the North over military and humanitarian issues, a big step toward reviving a "sunshine policy" that stresses negotiation instead of confrontation.
South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume family reunions.
South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s.