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Seoul urges Pyongyang to uphold the peace agreement and resume talks to ease tensions

June 15, 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae In on Monday urged the North Korean authorities to avoid any confrontation, to abide by the peace deal, and to resume talks to alleviate tensions between the two countries after Pyongyang threatened to break up relations .

“The promises of peace on the Korean Peninsula that leader Kim Jong Un made to our people cannot be undone,” Moon said of the pacts that were made during a summit in 2018, according to the chain from CNA television .

For the President, “North Korea must avoid interrupting communication, increasing tension, and returning to confrontation,” an attitude that you consider “past”. “I hope that we can solve these difficult and uncomfortable problems through dialogue and cooperation,” he said.

Seoul urges Pyongyang to uphold the peace agreement and resume talks to ease tensionsSeoul urges Pyongyang to uphold the peace agreement and resume talks to ease tensions

His words take place on the 20th anniversary of the first summit between the heads of state and government of both countries, who have since reaffirmed their commitment to avoid increasing tensions in the region.