North Korea Agrees to Talks With South Korea, Asks U.S. to Attend

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North Korea agrees to tentative talks about nuclear program

This could be a big step forward.


David Covucci


Posted on Mar 6, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 10:42 pm CDT

In a stunning display of post-Olympics bipartisanship, North and South Korea have agreed to host a summit in April, and the rogue state promised to stop nuclear tests if the United States agreed to attend.

The news came after North Korean leader Kim Jong un hosted envoys from the Southfor the first time since he took power in 2011.

According to the Associated Press, the North also said that if their security as a nation was guaranteed, they saw no need to have a nuclear weapons program.

In response to the news, President Donald Trump said that possible progress was being made, but that the U.S. will “go hard.”

Trump has taken a publicly bellicose stance toward the reclusive country since taking office, promising to rain down “fire and fury” and using derogatory nicknames for Kim Jong-un.

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*First Published: Mar 6, 2018, 8:29 am CST