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What Does The Future Hold For The U.S.' Relationship With North And South Korea?

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Susan Walsh
President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ). The leaders agreed to revive talks on North Korea's nuclear program. Trump became the first sitting American president to step into North Korea.

Earlier that day Trump held a meeting and joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul.

Last month the World Affairs Council – Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and the Korea Economic Institute held a forum on the future of Korea.

While they were in town the forum speakers, Korean Economic Institute Director of Communications Yong Kwon; U.S. Department of State North Korea Desk Officer Tristan Allen; and Second Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the United States Seungnam Lee, talked with Michael Monks for Cincinnati Edition about the future of relations between the United States and North and South Korea.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.