S. Korean president urges Trump, Kim to make ‘bold decisions’ in nuclear impasse

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U.S. envoy to North Korea Stephen Begun meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (COURTESY OF THE BLUE HOUSE)
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U.S. envoy to North Korea Stephen Begun meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (COURTESY OF THE BLUE HOUSE)

S. Korean president urges Trump, Kim to make ‘bold decisions’ in nuclear impasse

by: Kim Gamel | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 12, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea’s president called on the United States and North Korea to make “bold decisions” to put nuclear negotiations back on track as the White House announced planning is underway for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

President Moon Jae-in, who plans to travel to Pyongyang next week for his own meeting with Kim, said he has no choice but to play mediator to promote dialogue between the longtime adversaries.

Talks aimed at persuading the North to give up nuclear weapons have stalled since Trump and Kim vowed to work toward the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” at their June 12 summit in Singapore.

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