North Korea fired four banned ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials. The communist state is banned by the UN from using missile technology.
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.
North Korea agreed to abolish key missile facilities and close its main nuclear site. Kim Jong Un promised to visit Seoul soon – it would be a North Korean leader's first trip to the South's capital since 1945.
In the afterglow of the latest Kim-Moon summit, negotiations between the US and North Korea appear to be back on track. However, Pyongyang won't accept anything less than a formal end to the war, says DW's Martin Fritz.
As the rapprochement between Washington and Pyongyang has stalled, China and South Korea are exploring options that could lead to more nuclear concessions from Kim Jong Un and unlock a diplomatic stalemate.
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