South Korea, North Korea may seize diplomatic opportunity after Kim Jong Un apology

Arab News | Sep 28, 2020 at 8:20 PM
  • When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last week issued a rare apology for the fatal shooting of a South Korean fisheries official in North Korean waters, something appeared to be highly unusual.
  • The NSP — in tandem with other policies such as the US’ Lower Mekong Initiative and the Japan-Mekong Cooperation — offers Mekong countries alternative sources of investment to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation.
  • Although the Pyongyang Joint Declaration called for more family reunifications and an expansion of the exchange network, the two-year anniversary has been and gone.