After a year of tensions, the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade begins with a handshake between leaders Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in.
The vice president was set to hold a history-making meeting at the Winter Olympics, says the State Department, which adds, “We regret [North Korea's] failure to seize this opportunity.”
President Moon Jae-in has taken advantage of the Olympics to advance a proposal for a U.S.-North Korean deal.
The agreements still require approval from the International Olympic Committee, but they are prominent steps toward rapprochement.
“The entire area of the U.S. mainland is within our nuclear strike range. ... The United States can never start a war against me and our country,” the North Korean leader declares.
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