North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPANorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s President Moon urges Pyongyang to return to dialogue after threat of military action

  • The recent flaring of animosity between the neighbours has stoked fear of an armed response from the North
  • Kim Yo-jong, the sister of the North Korean leader, says it is better to take retaliatory measures than condemn the South’s behaviour
Topic |   North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPANorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Security Area in the demilitarised zone during their 2018 summit. Photo: EPA
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