January 22, 2018 / 6:48 AM / 4 months ago

South Korea's Moon says Olympics should lead to nuclear talks with U.S.

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday more efforts should be made to ensure that inter-Korean discussions for next month’s Winter Olympics lead to talks between North Korea and the United States over the North’s weapons programmes.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech during his New Year news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, January 10, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korea is facing a “precious chance to open the door” for a peaceful resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue and establishment of peace on the Korean peninsula, Moon said at a meeting of senior officials at the presidential Blue House.

Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Paul Tait

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