A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP
A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP
North Korea

China welcomes reopening of Korean border hotline, but US is sceptical

Analysts say reopening border hotline could be a calculated move by Kim Jong-un to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington

Topic |   North Korea
A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP
A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side in the border village of Panmunjeom on Wednesday. Photo: Yonhap via AP
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