Sputnik – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for a third intra-Korean summit, media reported on Saturday.
The invitation to visit Pyongyang at the “earliest date” was delivered by Kim’s sister Kim Yo Jong, the Yonhap news agency reported citing presidential administration.
Kim Yo Jong is a member of the North Korean government delegation that arrived at the opening of the Olympics in Pyeongchang. On Saturday morning she, along with other high-ranking members of the delegation, visited the presidential palace and attended a dinner hosted by the President of South Korea. According to the agency, the delegates were invited in person.
Moon suggested the two Koreas “make it happen” by creating conditions needed for him to accept the invitation, the spokesman told at a news briefing.
A visit by Moon to the North would enable the first summit between leaders from the two Koreas since 2007.