North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean President

South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited President Moon Jae-in for a summit meeting in the North.

Mr Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said that Mr Kim's sister verbally delivered his offer during a lunch meeting with Mr Moon at Seoul's presidential palace.

The spokesman said Mr Moon replied that the North and South should continue to work to build conditions so that a summit can take place.

The spokesman said Mr Moon also called for a quick resumption of dialogue between the United States and North Korea.

Mr Moon's office says Mr Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, came to the South as his special envoy.

KEYWORDS: north korea

 

Most Read in World