Moon, Kim discuss scrapped summit in surprise meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hugging South Korean President Moon Jae In after their summit in Panmunjom yesterday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hugging South Korean President Moon Jae In after their summit in Panmunjom yesterday.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Moon to present outcome of talks today; advance team of US officials preparing to leave for S'pore

South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un discussed the scrapped US-North Korea summit in a surprise meeting yesterday, just a day after US President Donald Trump hinted that the summit could be back on.

The Moon-Kim meeting - the second in a month - was held on North Korea's side of the truce village of Panmunjom, located on the inter-Korea border.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 27, 2018, with the headline 'Moon, Kim discuss scrapped summit in surprise meeting'. Print Edition | Subscribe