South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Ahn Young-joon/Pool

Moon, who is scheduled to visit Washington next week, also said in an interview with CBS that he hoped to draw North Korea into negotiations on its nuclear program by the end of the year even as talks with the United States over a possible pre-emptive strike could wait.
Dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since the beginning of last year have heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula. Pyongyang has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.
Moon’s remarks on CBS’s “This Morning” programme came the day after the death of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old student who had been held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months. Warmbier died at a Cincinnati hospital just days after North Korea released him from captivity in a coma, his family said.
Warmbier was arrested while visiting as a tourist and accused of trying to …
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