An invitation to Pyongyang: Is North Korea's overture a path to peace or simply a ploy? - News Summed Up

An invitation to Pyongyang: Is North Korea's overture a path to peace or simply a ploy?


Indeed, the visit by Kim Yo-jong — the little sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and his personal peace envoy here — saw a whirlwind of southern hospitality. This year's Games have not only been a sporting spectacle but a venue for diplomatic overtures from North Korea. Broaching the nuclear issueThe invitation could be a ploy by the North, or a path to peace and maybe unification. He said North Korea "needs to get out of this dangerous situation, but needs to save face as well." He used to be a political commissar in the North Korean military, keeping the troops loyal to the 'Supreme Leader," and said "South Korea is thoroughly being deceived by North Korea."


Source: CBC News February 14, 2018 09:00 UTC


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