Peace on the Korean Peninsula is Closer

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, March 06 2018 - 14:00 IWST

Perdamaian di Semenanjung Korea Semakin Dekat (Foto Dok
Perdamaian di Semenanjung Korea Semakin Dekat (Foto Dok - Jakarta - Signs toward peace on the Korean Peninsula are getting closer. The meeting of the highest leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un with the special envoy of President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in is like rain falling in the long summer.

Once conveyed Secretary General of the Association of Indonesia-North Korea Friendship, Teguh Santosa, addressing peace talks in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. In the talks, South Korean President Moon Jaein's special envoy, headed by Chung Eui-yong National Security Chief.

"It's been a while for the world to worry that the situation on the Korean peninsula will get worse," said Teguh Santosa in a press statement received by editor Kim Jong Un and President Moon Jae-in's special envoy.

Teguh said that from the outset he had predicted that tensions on the Korean peninsula would subside in the reign of Moon Jae-in. However, the situation on the Korean Peninsula was disrupted by the provocation of other parties, in this case the President of the United States Donald J. Trump and some external elements that seem to want to maintain tension in the Korean peninsula.

Referring to the historical record of the Korean peace talks after the 1950-1953 Korean War, Teguh said, this is not the first time North Korean leaders have received high officials from South Korea.

In 2000 North Korea's top leader, Kim Jong Il met South Korean President Kim Dae-jung in Pyongyang. Likewise in 2007 turn to substitute Kim Dae-jung, President Roh Moo-hyun who met with Kim Jong Il, also in Pyongyang.

"Hopefully the meeting that took place since yesterday and today will soon be followed by a meeting between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in," said Teguh who is also a lecturer of East Asia at UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta.

Teguh also hopes that the ongoing peace talks in Pyongyang can open the eyes of the world and change the perceptions of many who have already been formed by false stories and fantasy stories about North Korea.

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