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Reality check on optimism swirling around Trump-Kim summit

Jun. 8, 2018 1:37 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It may be the strangest feeling in decades to descend on the Korean Peninsula — a wave of optimism, and not always of the cautious variety, when it comes to North Korea and its nuclear bombs. Ahead of a planned summit Tuesday in Singapore between President Donald Trump and...

S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

May. 18, 2018 5:54 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and insisting it will not return to talks unless its grievances are resolved. South Korean Unification...

N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

May. 17, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea strongly criticized South Korea over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises on Thursday and said it will not return to talks with its rival until Seoul resolves its grievances. The comments came a day after North Korea canceled a high-level meeting with the South...