May 20, 2024

Top US and South Korean officials talk North Korea denuclearization and 2021

Madeleine Albright says she “learned a lot” from the Sunshine-era policies on North Korea

South Korea should closely work with the incoming Biden administration to make progress on denuclearizing North Korea, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Tuesday.

Albright, who served as secretary of state under former U.S. President Bill Clinton, said in a video call with South Korea’s unification minister Lee In-young that she “learned a lot” from former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung’s pro-engagement North Korea policy (called the “Sunshine Policy”).

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