North Korea tidings: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un could face off in the Korean demilitarised zone
The Communal Security Area (JSA) at Panmunjom sits in no-man’s land between the two states where troops from both North and South stand defend on their respective sides of the border.
Traditionally ‘neutral’ locations for non-violent talks such as Switzerland and Sweden have already been promoted as potential sites for the momentous talks.
However Kim is not believed to have port side North Korea since he rose to power following the death of his minister in 2011, meaning an overseas trip may be unlikely.
And now a senior South Korean sanctioned has floated the JSA as a “serious option” for the unprecedented meeting between Mr Trump and absolute ruler Kim.
South Korean word agency Yonhap has quoted an official from the presidential office as averring: “Places like Switzerland, Sweden or Jeju Island have been gaining a lot of notice as possible venues for the meeting, but we also view the JSA as a serious option.”
The bona fide, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, added: “If North Korea and the US, who are the directly twisted parties of the truce agreement, hold the summit at Panmunjon, it would about the significant meaning of turning a symbol of division into one of peace.”
Manner exactly where the summit will be held is still up for discussion, the solemn said, as Washington and Pyongyang continue to work out the countless security controversies associated with such a high-profile meeting.
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