N. Korea Does Not Seek Improved Relations With S. Korea: U.S. Official

N. Korea Does Not Seek Improved Relations With S. Korea: U.S. Official

Andrew H. Sweet

His remark comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, said the two Koreas may discuss improving inter-Korean relations.  She also suggested an inter-Korean summit if Seoul dropped its hostility against her country.

Seiler said the North has always tried to and continues to seek to drive a wedge between the two allies.

Seiler also insisted the countries should not pay too much attention to North Korean provocations such as missile launches, noting they only indicate the North's continued efforts to improve its weapons systems.

To prevent North Korea from achieving its "longer-term strategic objectives," Seiler said the countries must seek to establish an international consensus that the world will never accept North as a nuclear weapons state.

Read the original story here.

Comments

Sign in or become a tippinsights member to join the conversation.
Just enter your email below to get a log in link.