Moon seeks parliamentary support for Korean peninsula denuclearization

DN Bureau

South Korea President Moon Jae-in called for the South Korean parliament's support for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

South Korea President Moon Jae-in
South Korea President Moon Jae-in

Seoul: South Korea President Moon Jae-in called for the South Korean parliament's support for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

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Addressing the National Assembly on Thursday, he said, "I earnestly request that the National Assembly work with us on the Korean Peninsula denuclearisation and peace process."

"We have to combine our strength to keep this opportunity alive," Moon added. He also announced North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to Russia, while mentioning that Chinese Premier Xi Jinping is expected to visit North Korea  in the near future.

"A second North-U.S. summit is just around the corner. A visit to Russia by Chairman Kim Jong-u  and a visit to North Korea  by Chinese President  Xi Jinping  are expected to take place in the near future. The possibility of a North-Japan summit also remains open. A return visit to Seoul by Chairman Kim Jong-un  will also take place soon," the  South Korea President Moon Jae-in. 

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Terming the ongoing peace process in the Korean peninsula as a "historic starting point for co-prosperity", Moon also mentioned that it is an opportunity that should not be missed.

"This is an opportunity that came like a miracle. This is an opportunity that we should never miss," Moon noted. (ANI) 

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