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N. Korea might seek to improve cross-border ties to strengthen leverage over Washington: think tank
N. Korea might seek to improve cross-border ties to strengthen leverage over Washington: think tank
North KoreaDec 1, 2020
North Korea could try to improve its currently chilled relations with South Korea next year so as to strengthen its leverage in future nuclear negotiations with the United States, a state-run think tank said Tuesday. The Seoul-based Korea Institute for National Unification also said that the May-September period will be a "golden time" to make progress in stalled nuclear talks and inter-Korean ties as the Tokyo Summer Olympics could serve as a platform for resuming talks. The North i