December 01, 2023

Letters revealed: North and South Korea exchange well wishes over COVID-19

Kim Jong Un told Moon that he “firmly believes” in him, and that “good things will be waiting” for the two Koreas

Despite a summer of heightened tensions and stalled diplomatic talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in still managed to exchange well wishes over COVID-19 and recent storms.

The two leaders wrote letters to each other on Sept. 8 and Sept. 12, South Korea’s presidential Blue House revealed to NK News on Friday. The exchange marks the first known contact between the two leaders since Kim Jong Un sent condolences over COVID-19 in March.