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  • North and South Korea Want a Peace Treaty: The US Must Join Them

    By Christine Ahn, Truthout | Op-Ed

    People watch a television broadcast reporting the North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on July 4, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images)People watch a television broadcast reporting the North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on July 4, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images)

    When the US signed the armistice agreement dividing the Korean Peninsula, it promised to negotiate a permanent peace settlement. Right now, with President Moon in South Korea and pro-diplomacy women in key foreign ministry posts in the region, the prospects for reaching an agreement are hopeful, and the US should fulfill its moral and legal responsibility.

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