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South Korea and U.S. Expose Differences on Inter-Korean Dialogue



Seoul, Feb 23.- The President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, said today it is necessary to keep Inter-Korean dialogue environment, while Ivanka Trump said they should keep pressing Pyongyang.

Moon asserted there is an active exchange between his country and the People's Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) in the setting of the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang-2018 that contributed to reduce tensions in the Korean peninsula and improve relations.

He also repeated the need to keep building that approach that would stimulate negotiations with the PDRK to solve through peaceful means the nuclear crisis, solution that would also require the dialogue between United States and the North Korean country.

Ivanka Trump, leading the U.S. delegation that will attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics on February 25, declared that her visit looks to reaffirm the commitment with Seoul to increase pressure against Pyongyang and assure that the region be denuclearized.

Although the PDRK sent another high-level delegation to the event, the adviser and daughter of Trump until the momento does not have in her agenda to meet North Koreans.

On the other hand, the Institute of Disarmament and Peace of the Foreign Ministry of the PDRK, condemned the eve the actions of the United States and its ally Japan to obstruct the improvement of relations between both Koreas.

The North Korean institution warned that Washington and Tokyo instilled the confrontation and the hostility against the PDRK even during the inaugural ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

It added that every time the North and South have looked to approach and due to result of this the climate for reunification of the nation was in full swing, the United States and Japan put great obstacles like the realization of joint war games of big magnitude.

The entity stressed that if those two countries act in such selfish manner against the aspiration of the Korean nation for peace and reunification with an environment of world support to this end, they will only generate their isolation. (Prensa Latina)