SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) - South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hopes for dialog. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tensions between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to take place after the North snubbed a call by the South, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hope of engaging Pyongyang in dialogue.
It's President Moon's first formal overture to North Korea since taking office, and Beijing approves.
It's the first major overture under new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has promised greater openness with Pyongyang. The proposal aims to de-escalate hostility near the inter-Korean border.
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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.
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