October 01, 2020

Stop escalating tensions, South Korean President urges the North

On anniversary of first inter-Korean summit, Moon Jae-in urges Pyongyang against returning to "era of confrontation"

ROK President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the DPRK to stop building tension on the Korean peninsula, amid mounting threats from North Korea that it may soon take military action against the South.

Moon's remarks, delivered during a weekly meeting with senior Presidential Blue House aides, came as part of a series of events held by the South Korean government to mark the 20th anniversary of the first inter-Korean summit.