North Korea ready for US Peace Treaty
Seoul, South Korea — North Korea is optimistic about the diplomatic peace treaty with the United States Wednesday. North Korea pleads to the United States to formally sign a treaty ending the Korean War. The Korean War ended in 1953 but the relationship between the two countries has been tainted over the years. The United States allied with South Korea after suspicions of the North’s nuclear weapons being secretly developed. The U.S. sent more than 28,000 troops in South Korea.
North Korea wants to negotiate the peace treaty through a 6-nation nuclear disarmament dialogue. Aside from North and South Korea, 4 other nations were invited to join the peace talk including the United States, Japan, China and Russia. The 6-nation peace talk was designed to prevent one-sided decisions and will guaranty security and economic assistance.
The United States, however, firmly stood that North Korea must reconcile first with South Korea before the peace dialogue will be pushed through. South Korea blamed the North for the death of 50 South Korean citizens in an attack last year that was linked to be perpetrated by North Korea. U.S. officials are also very optimistic about the sincerity of North Korea’s appeal to reconcile with the South and to formally start its ties with the United States.