eseoulpost
InternationalNorth Korea
President to head to U.S. for meeting with Trump over N. Korea
min  |  min
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
승인 2019.04.10  
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn
   
 

By Byun Duk-kun

SEOUL, April 10 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in was set to embark on a trip to the United States on Wednesday for talks with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, on ways to restart U.S.-North Korea dialogue on ending the North's nuclear ambition.

 Moon and Trump will meet Thursday (U.S. time), one day after Moon arrives in Washington, according to the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

 The upcoming summit will mark the seventh of its kind since Moon took office in May 2017.

 It follows Trump's second and latest summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that collapsed, triggering the ongoing deadlock in the U.S.-North Korea denuclearization talks.

 "The upcoming (South Korea-U.S.) summit comes as there is a need for consultation between the two countries to quickly revive the momentum for dialogue following the Hanoi summit," Kim Hyun-chong, a deputy director of the National Security Office (NSO) at Cheong Wa Dae, said earlier.

 The second Trump-Kim meeting was held in the Vietnamese capital in late February.

 The NSO official insisted Seoul and Washington completely agreed on the need to completely denuclearize North Korea and how to achieve such a goal.

 He said the countries agreed on the need to maintain the so-called top-down approach where the leaders act as main negotiators in denuclearization talks.

 However, the U.S. and South Korea apparently hold different views on how to induce North Korea to begin its denuclearization process and maintain its course.

 Trump insists the North must and will face sanctions until it fully denuclearizes while Moon stresses a need to offer North Korea at least "phased rewards" to further encourage the impoverished North.

 A ranking Cheong Wa Dae official said Moon and Trump will likely discuss whether the countries should offer phased rewards to the North when they meet this week, apparently acknowledging a possible gap between the allies and what should be offered to the North in exchange for its denuclearization, and the timing of those concessions.

 The U.S.-North Korea denuclearization talks have stalled since the Hanoi summit fell apart.

 The Cheong Wa Dae official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, refused to call the Hanoi meeting a failure, calling it "a part of a long process that helped both sides identify what the other side needs and what their future negotiations should look like."

 Moon will likely seek to hold dialogue with the North Korean leader following his talks with Trump, who earlier asked the South Korean leader to help facilitate his future dialogue with Kim.

 Moon's top security adviser and NSO director Chung Eui-yong has noted the president may also send special envoys to North Korea to deliver his message to Kim.

 The president will return home Friday.

 

< 저작권자 © eseoulpost 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn 뒤로가기 위로가기
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
자동등록방지용 코드를 입력하세요!   
확인
- 200자까지 쓰실 수 있습니다. (현재 0 byte / 최대 400byte)
- 욕설등 인신공격성 글은 삭제 합니다. [운영원칙]
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
Most Read
1
Local Press: UAE’s digital embrace key factor in success
2
UAE, Korea renew AED20 billion Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement
3
Nominations for Gulf Capital - Abu Dhabi Festival Visual Arts Award closes on April 17
4
UAE participates in 5th ARCP meeting
5
Saudi Arabia unveils pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai
6
Salama Al Tunaiji elected chairperson of 16th ‘Sharjah Children Shura’
7
UAE Press: An astonishing illustration of growth and ability
8
Yemeni Prime Minister lauds Saudi-led Arab Coalition support
9
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi to build Oncology Centre in UAE capital
10
Emirates to deploy latest Boeing 777-300ER to Riyadh and Kuwait
Photo News Green Biz
Restoration of nature requires actions of many :Al Zeyoudi
Restoration of nature requires act...
min
Al Zeyoudi to head UAE delegation to upcoming Global Climate Action Summit in California
Al Zeyoudi to head UAE delegation ...
min
Plastic wastes from Korea legal: MisOr ecozone exec
Plastic wastes from Korea legal: M...
min
Spotlight on UAE's environmental efforts at Urban Sustainability Week
Spotlight on UAE's environmental e...
min
DEWA invites customers to take up Shams Dubai to generate onsite solar power
DEWA invites customers to take up ...
min
Photo News Sports
Over 500 Paralympic athletes to compete in IWAS World Games 2019 on Sunday in Sharjah
Over 500 Paralympic athletes to co...
min
New York City FC announces preseason in Abu Dhabi
New York City FC announces preseas...
min
AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019
AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019
min
VP crowns Abdullah Al Marri winner of Mohammed Bin Rashid Endurance Cup
VP crowns Abdullah Al Marri winner...
min
Welcome to the land of Zayed, land of tolerance, Nahyan bin Zayed tells 2019 AFC Asian Cup teams
Welcome to the land of Zayed, land...
min
World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Final launched in Fujairah
World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Final l...
min
Koreas agree to formally inform IOC of intent to co-host 2032 Olympics
Koreas agree to formally inform IO...
min
Etisalat sponsors UAE Paralympics at Asian Para Games
Etisalat sponsors UAE Paralympics ...
min
Photo News World
Over 500 Paralympic athletes to compete in IWAS World Games 2019 on Sunday in Sharjah
Over 500 Paralympic athletes to co...
min
New York City FC announces preseason in Abu Dhabi
New York City FC announces preseas...
min
AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019
AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019
min
VP crowns Abdullah Al Marri winner of Mohammed Bin Rashid Endurance Cup
VP crowns Abdullah Al Marri winner...
min
Welcome to the land of Zayed, land of tolerance, Nahyan bin Zayed tells 2019 AFC Asian Cup teams
Welcome to the land of Zayed, land...
min
World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Final launched in Fujairah
World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Final l...
min
Koreas agree to formally inform IOC of intent to co-host 2032 Olympics
Koreas agree to formally inform IO...
min
Etisalat sponsors UAE Paralympics at Asian Para Games
Etisalat sponsors UAE Paralympics ...
min
Photo News Opinion
Moon calls for bold shift to 'new Korean Peninsula regime'
Moon calls for bold shift to 'new ...
min
S. Korea will strengthen income-led growth policy after making changes: finance minister
S. Korea will strengthen income-le...
min
PyeongChang Olympic facilities to be turned into nat'l archives, training center
PyeongChang Olympic facilities to ...
min
Ex-Prime Minister Hwang elected new chief of main opposition party
Ex-Prime Minister Hwang elected ne...
min
Samsung chief's attendance at Samsung Elec board meeting drawing focus
Samsung chief's attendance at Sams...
min
President Moon appoints new head of Seoul National University
President Moon appoints new head o...
min
President reaffirms efforts to build 'inclusive' nation
President reaffirms efforts to bui...
min
Moon blasts opposition lawmakers for denying 1980 democracy movement
Moon blasts opposition lawmakers f...
min
Newspaper AboutNews ReportAdvertiseComplaintsPrivacy PolicyJuvenile protectionRejection of E-mail Collection
Gangnam-gu, Teheran 52 street in Tehran Bldg, 616(Yeoksam-dong)  |  Main Phone: 02) 563-0604  |  Fax: 02) 538-5665
Chairman : jeong-woo Lee  |  Advisor : byung-il Min  |  Publisher: jae-mo Kah  |  Editors: il-hong Kim
Registration Number 1928 Seoul ah  |  eseoulpost.com / eseoulpost.net / Global Korea.,Ltd
Copyright © 2011 eseoulpost. All rights reserved. mail to jaemokah@daum.com , kih10kr@empas.com/ www.globalkorea.info
arabafrica.net / UAE Interract / Emirtes News Agency(WAM)/ http://wam.org.ae / www.uaeinteract.com