Korea talks must go past symbolism

Engagement with the North is hugely preferable to the uneasy status quo on the Korean peninsula that carries with it a heightened risk of conflict escalation.

South Korea pitches for strong defence and trade ties with India

‘’Defence industry cooperation is an exemplary win-win field for our two countries,’’ South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha said at a joint press conference with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after the two leaders co-chaired the 9th meeting of the India-Korea joint commission.

Korean gov’t ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics

The North and South Korea also announced measures to reduce conventional military threats, such as creating buffer zones along their land and sea boundaries and a no-fly zone above the border, removing 11 front-line guard posts by December, and demining sections of the Demilitarized Zone.