SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea 's President Moon Jae-in said Seoul would increase military spending and urged the North to return to dialogue in a budget speech Tuesday (Oct 22) that could infuriate Pyongyang with nuclear talks gridlocked.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
It is a far cry from the cross-border warmth of last year, when Mr Moon seized on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to broker the North-South discussion process and held three summits himself with Kim.
The announcement came after North Korea this month tested what it said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile that marked a"new phase" in its capabilities - the most provocative in a series of weapons tests it resumed after an 18-month hiatus.
It has also said it has nothing more to talk about with Seoul, and condemned joint South Korea-US drills and the deployment of F-35A fighter jets in the South as rehearsals for invasion and violations of Seoul-Pyongyang agreements.Read more: The Straits Times
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