It requires close consultations with other concerned nations

South Korea says discussing peace deal with North Korea ahead of summit

officials confirmed an unprecedented top level meeting with the North Korean leader.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets Song Tao, the head of the Canada Goose Jackets China’s Communist Party’s International Department who led a Chinese art troupe to North Korea for the April Spring Friendship Art canada goose coats Festival, in this handout photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 15, 2018. President Donald Trump. president ever to meet a North Korean leader.

At the same canada goose uk black friday time, old rivals North Korea and South Korea are preparing for their own summit, between Kim and South Korean President canada goose factory sale Moon Jae in, on April 27, with a bid to formally end the 1950 53 Korean War a major factor in talks.

one of the plans, we cheap canada goose uk are looking at a possibility of shifting the Korean peninsula armistice to a peace regime, a high ranking South Korean presidential official told reporters when asked uk canada goose about the North South summit.

that not a matter than can be resolved between the two Koreas alone. It requires close consultations with other concerned nations, as well as North Korea, the official said. force are technically still at war with North Korea buy canada goose jacket cheap after the Korean War ended with a truce, not uk canada goose outlet a peace treaty.

do not know if any joint statement to be reached at Canada Goose Outlet the inter Korean summit would include wording about Canada Goose Coats On Sale ending the war, but we certainly hope to be able to include an agreement to end hostile acts between the South and North, canada goose clearance the official said.

Such discussions between the two Koreas, and between North Korea and the United States, would have been unthinkable at the end of last year, Canada Goose Parka after Canada Goose online months of escalating tension, and fear of war, over the North nuclear and missile programs.

But then Kim canada goose uk outlet declared in a canada goose New Year speech his country was peace loving and responsible nuclear power and called for lower military Canada Goose Online tension and improved Canada Goose Outlet canadian goose jacket ties with the South.

He also said he was considering sending a delegation to the canada goose uk shop Winter Olympics Canada Goose sale in South Korea in February, a visit that began a succession of steps to cheap Canada Goose improve ties. official said. air force base in canada goose black friday sale Osan, south of Seoul, an official with the South defense ministry said. The South presidential office declined to comment on the trip.

Amid the diplomatic flurry, CNN reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping also plans to visit Pyongyang soon, after North Korean leader Kim made a surprise trip last month to China, its major sole ally.

WAR NOT OVER Trump said on Tuesday he backed efforts between North and South buy canada goose jacket Korea aimed at ending the state of war.

don realize the Korean War has not ended, Trump told reporters.

going on right now. And they are discussing an end to the war. Subject to a deal, they have my blessing and they do have my blessing to discuss that.

Trump said he believed there was a lot of goodwill in the diplomatic push with North Korea, but added it was possible canada goose store the summit first proposed in March and which the president said could take place in late canada goose coats on sale May or early canada goose clearance sale June may not happen.

If the summit did not happen, the United States and its allies would maintain pressure on North Korea through sanctions, he said.

Additional reporting by Soyoung Kim and Joyce Lee in SEOUL, John Walcott and Steve Holland in WASHINGTON; Editing by Robert Birsel.

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