North Korea held “frank and candid” talks with South Korean President Moon Jae In, Kyodonews reported referring to Korean Central News Agency.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae In, after which North Korean delegation held “frank and candid” talks with South Korea over inter-Korean ties, the agency said.
The head of the North Korean delegation, Kim Yong Nam congratulated Moon on the successful opening of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and expressed gratitude to him for the opportunity to hold a meeting.
Kim Yong Nam said that North Korea and South Korea could overcome “unexpected difficulties” when “having a firm will and taking courage and determination to usher in a new heyday of inter-Korean relations.”
According to the source, South Korean President Moon Jae In said that this visit of the North Korean delegation was an impetus to restore inter-Korean relations and peace on the Korean peninsula. The South Korean leader also thanked North Korean leader for his letter and steps taken to send the delegation to the Olympics.