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Posted: February 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit

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By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea —

Kim Jong Un has extended a formal invitation to South Korean president Moon Jae-in to visit North Korea, which would be the first meeting between the two countries since 2007, CNN reported.

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The invitation was presented to Moon by Kim’s younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, when the two met at Seoul’s presidential palace Saturday, spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said.

Moon said the two countries “should accomplish this (meeting) by creating the right conditions,” CNN reported.

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Kim Yo Jong’s visit to South Korea was the first time that a member of North Korea’s ruling family has visited since the Korean War, which ended in 1953.

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