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South Korea Is Sending Envoys To Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un

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South Korea Is Sending Envoys To Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un
This may be the first time South Korean envoys have met the North's leader.
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in picked two envoys to visit North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in an attempt to decrease tensions in the region amid the North's attempts to grow its nuclear weapons program.

The envoys will travel to North Korea on Monday. They'll most likely be the first South Korean envoys to meet Kim, and they'll also be the first South Korean diplomats to visit the North since 2008, when South Korea elected a president who was harsher on the Kim regime's weapons program.

Tensions have eased somewhat since North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

President Moon has encouraged talks between the U.S. and North Korea, but President Donald Trump suggested at a dinner with journalists on Saturday that those talks won't happen unless the regime is willing to "de-nuke."