South Korean President Moon Jae-in alongside US President Donald Trump in November 2017. Photo: Reuters

Divisions emerge in Seoul over how far Washington should be kept in the loop on North Korea

  • Some members of the administration argue Seoul cannot afford to be seen veering from the US-led sanctions and pressure campaign, while others feel closer inter-Korean ties can help expedite the stalled diplomatic process
  • President Moon Jae-in told reporters the view that there was discord between South Korea and the US was ‘groundless’ because there was no difference in the two countries’ positions
Topic |   Korean peninsula

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in alongside US President Donald Trump in November 2017. Photo: Reuters
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