Foreign media outlets take great interest in inter-Korean summit

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Published on 19 Sep 2018, 4:55
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The world is keeping a watchful eye on the third inter-Korean summit.
Foreign media outlets have zoomed in on the event... with reports rolling out all across the world... from the moment North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met President Moon Jae-in at a Pyeongyang airport on Tuesday morning.
For more on how the foreign media outlets covered the first day of the summit,... our Lee Seung-jae has this report.
A number of foreign media outlets,... including AP, Japan's Kyodo News,... China's Xinhua News Agency,... and more,... broke the news of the inter-Korean summit in Pyeongyang in real time.
AP and AFP reported on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and First Lady Ri Sol-ju awaiting President Moon Jae-in at the airport,... adding that it's the first time a South Korean leader is visiting the North in 11 years.
In particular,... the flowers and the North Korean citizens welcoming the South Korean leader and his delegation at Sunan International Airport was in the spotlight.
The U.S.'s CNN and China's CCTV reported the arrival of President Moon in real time,... reporting on the hopes of a positive outcome from the third inter-Korean summit.
Various media outlets expressed hope that the summit in Pyeongyang will allow for progress in the recently stalled denuclearization talks between North Korea and the U.S..
While the third inter-Korean summit in Pyeongyang is a historic one,... several foreign media outlets reported on the challenges President Moon is set to face.
AP reported... that with many hoping this summit will provide the breakthrough needed to move forward with denuclearization,... the meeting will be the most challenging one yet for the two leaders.
However, the New York Times expressed optimism,... saying that if President Moon is successful in acting as a mediator between Pyeongyang and Washington,... it could result in a second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Lee Seung-jae, Arirang News.

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