Stars and Stripes stripes.com 11 Jan, 2021 08:45 am

South Korea president promises stronger alliance with US under Biden administration

South Korea president promises stronger alliance with US under Biden administration
South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his confidence in the incoming Biden administration, along with his hopes of achieving a more positive relationship with North Korea.

In North Korea the same day, a rare congress of the ruling Workers Party gave the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, another title, “general secretary,” a sign that Kim is further consolidating his hold on the reclusive country, The Associated Press reported.With roughly a week remaining until Biden’s inauguration, Moon in an address to his country expressed his confidence in the new administration, along with his hopes of achieving a more positive relationship with North Korea.“And do its last attempt in order to achieve a great transformation in talks, which still stand, between North Korea and the U.The comment came during a testy exchange between Biden and President Donald Trump over how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.

” Trump failed to reduce or eliminate North Korea’s nuclear capability, although North Korea reduced its weapons testing and tensions eased somewhat during his administration.The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff had warned of possible military maneuvers by North Korea during the party congress, which convened Jan.

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