Upcoming talks between North Korea and South Korea should seek to formally end the decades-old Korean War with a peace treaty, a South Korean official said – an outcome Donald Trump endorsed as his administration prepares for an unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The conflict that fractured the Korean Peninsula in the 1950s ended in a truce rather than the signing of a peace treaty. A recent thaw in relations between the two countries is fuelling hopes of an enduring detente – and a more definitive end to the war than a 1953 armistice has provided. “A peace treaty should be signed in the inter-Korean summit so that we can build peace and ensure peaceful coexistence”, South Korean cultural minister Do Jong-When told reporters, according to the Financial Times. Read more UN own sanctions hinder humanitarian aid efforts in North Korea Kim and Trump ‘don’t agree on what denuclearisation is’, expert warns Remains of US troops could return home from North Korea after 60 years In remarks to reporters, Mr Trump said South Korea “has plans to meet with North Korea to see if they can end the war” and threw his weight behind the effort. “Subject… Read full this story
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