South Koreans view summit with cautious optimism
29 April 2018 | 1:00 pm
While the world gets goose bumps over the historic agreement between North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the mood on the southern half of the Peninsula is one of hope, and of skepticism. Can the North be trusted?
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