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Moon Jae-in reaches US to meet Donald Trump

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South Korean reached the on Wednesday (local time) to hold talks with to discuss and stalled diplomatic talks.

"The upcoming (South Korea-U.S.) summit comes on a joint view that consultation between the two is important to quickly revive the momentum for dialogue following the summit," agency quoted Kim Hyun-chong, a of South Korea's (NSO) at Cheong Wa Dae, as saying.

This will be the first meeting between the two leaders since last month's summit between Trump and North Korean leader in ended abruptly. The talks between the US and North have been stalled ever since. Trump has also asked his South Korean counterpart to help facilitate future dialogues with North Korean leader

Notably, Moon has so far held three talks with secluded North leader.

The South Korean had an emergency telephonic conversation with Trump after the US-North summit ended abruptly on February 28 without any joint agreement.

sought partial relief in sanctions at the summit in Vietnam, according to Pyongyang's The US, however, has held on to its stand to ease sanctions only when complete denuclearisation is reached.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 12:06 IST
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