No consultation underway for inter-Korean summit: S.Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- No consultation has been underway between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for another inter-Korean summit, Seoul's unification ministry said Wednesday.

Baik Tae-hyun, spokesman of the unification ministry in charge of inter-Korean affairs, told a regular press briefing that South Korea has not yet consulted with the DPRK on the inter-Korean summit.

The comment came amid rising media speculation that South Korean President Moon Jae-in and top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un may meet again as early as late August to find a breakthrough in the denuclearization process of the Korean Peninsula.

Moon and Kim held summits in April and May, agreeing to meet again in Pyongyang this fall.

[ Editor: WPY ]
 

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