Mr. Moon goes to Washington: why the South Korean President held talks with Trump
As relations with North Korea soured, the ROK leader sought to rebuild bridges
The visit of Moon Jae-in to Washington earlier this week should not come as a surprise to the international community, particularly in light of the aftermath of the Panmunjom Declaration at the third inter-Korean summit on 27 April, and the trip comes at a time of turbulent relations between the U.S. and DPRK following a comparably peaceful period leading up to the inter-Korean summit.
The Panmunjom Declaration was hailed by President Trump as a sign that “good things are happening,” for which “the United States should be proud” following the commitment of the declaration to create an
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