A no-fly zone has come into effect along the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea, despite reservations by Seoul's strongest ally, the United States.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he was told by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he wants a second summit with President Donald Trump as soon as possible and the US secretary of state to come to Pyongyang for nuclear talks.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Mount Paektu, considered sacred by Koreans, on the last day of Moon's visit for summit talks on the nuclear standoff and other inter-Korean affairs.
Moon will fly to the North Korean capital for the latest stage in a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula, although progress has stalled in denuclearisation talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
US President Donald Trump received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said.
Hundreds of South Koreans will enter North Korea to reunite with their relatives and loved ones, as agreed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during their first summit in April.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to take steps towards establishing complete denuclearisation and to cooperate on future economic opportunities and infrastructure projects during Moon's visit to Russia.
President Donald Trump said on Sunday a US team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place.
President Donald Trump’s cancellation of a planned June 12 summit with the North Korean leader sparked a sudden and surprise meeting on Saturday between Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to try to get the talks back on track.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North's leader Kim Jong-un inside the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two nations, a day after US President Donald Trump said his summit with Pyongyang could still go ahead.
South Korea, which brokered the talks between Washington and Pyongyang, was caught off guard by President Trump’s abrupt cancellation of the summit citing hostility in recent North Korean comments.
The closure of the Punggye-ri test site, where all of Pyongyang's six nuclear bomb test explosions occurred, is expected to happen on Thursday or Friday. Foreign and South Korean media will be present.
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