Photo: APSeoul: North Korea used a hotline with South Korea for the first time in about two years to make initial contact after Kim Jong Un proposed sending a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month. A Trump administration official said that the US is in close touch with South Korea on a unified response to North Korea. Following Kim’s call on Wednesday to reopen the hotline between the countries, several stocks connected with North Korea gained. He has long pushed for North Korea to attend the Olympics. ‘Honest attitude’Besides discussing the Olympics, South Korea is looking to improve overall relations with North Korea during the discussions.
Source: Mint January 03, 2018 05:38 UTC