North Korea has declared that a state of war exists with South Korea. The statement is the latest in a series that have raised tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Despite a lot of fanfare over arms reduction on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang has announced it is testing new weapons. It says it has long been developing its new weapons system, which was tested on Friday.
South Korean President Moon was confident he could convince European leaders to relax international sanctions on North Korea, but Germany, France and Britain are standing firm on complete denuclearization.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to extend an invitation to Pope Francis. The head of the Roman Catholic Church had previously encouraged North and South Korea to resolve their differences through dialogue.
North Korea has agreed to take big steps toward denuclearization and rapprochement with the South. But experts remain skeptical about whether these promises will result in any real change on the ground.
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