Published on 2 Jan 2018 Sections

South Korea offer to enter talks with North Korea

Chief Correspondent

South Korea has offered to enter talks with North Korea – after Kim Jong Un indicated he would be open to negotiations. And the reason the nuclear standoff suddenly looks less intractable? Pyongyang wants to take part in the Winter Olympics – which open next month in South Korea. But could it all be an attempt to weaken America’s ties with Seoul?