April 24, 2024

Lee Nak-yon calls for Yoon administration to seek summit with North Korea

Progressive politician suggests Moon Jae-in play role in engaging Pyongyang, stresses need to reduce military tensions

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol should consider recruiting his predecessor Moon Jae-in to help engage North Korea, former Democratic Party leader Lee Nak-yon proposed Monday.

Lee, now head of the minor New Futures Party (NFP), also called for the Yoon administration to work toward holding an inter-Korean summit without addressing Pyongyang’s recent policy change rejecting the goal of reunification.

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