World Ch. Schedule : TUE 20:30 KST
* Date : 2021-05-25
S. Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Joe Biden reaffirmed willingness to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and vowed further partnership on various areas ranging from vaccines to supply chain, nuclear energy projects. After the meeting, the two leaders released a joint statement in which they vowed to reaffirm commitments such as the Panmunjom Declaration and the Singapore Agreement to resolve issues on the Korean Peninsula. Moreover, Biden appointed Sung Kim, acting U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, as the new U.S. envoy for N. Korea. This week, we invite experts to analyze how N. Korea will respond to the Biden administration’s reconciliatory messages following the latest summit in Washington.