South Korean President Moon Jae-in attends his New Year news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Seoul faces challenge of turning inter-Korean thaw into longer-term detente ahead of Winter Olympics

South’s President Moon Jae-in attained his immediate goal of getting the North to participate and reduced the chance its leader Kim Jong-un disrupting the event with another missile or nuclear test

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in attends his New Year news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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