ROK and Inter-Korean relations

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This page attempts to record links to press articles dealing with events in ROK especially those relevant to inter-Korea relations. ROK foreign relations relevant to its relationship with the DPRK are usually posted on the appropriate pages, particularly the US and Japan pages.
This was formerly Korean Peninsula Relations
Tim Beal

Inter-Korean Summit Declaration 4 October 2007
Declaration for Development of North-South Relations and Peace and Prosperity
Pyongyang, October 4 (KCNA) -- A declaration for the development of north-south relations and peace and prosperity was made public in Pyongyang Thursday. The declaration is as follows:
Full Text of Inter-Korean Agreement
The following is the full text of the eight-point agreement by the leaders of the two Koreas at the end of their summit.
(Unofficial Translation) Declaration for Advancing Inter-Korean Relations and Peace and Prosperity President Roh Moo-hyun of the Republic of Korea visited Pyongyang during October 2-4, 2007, in accordance with the agreement between President Roh Moo-hyun and Chairman Kim Jong-il of the National Defense Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Moon Jae-in's inauguration speech
10 May 2017
A Korean Tragedy
The failure of Moon Jae-in to forge an independent foreign policy and the dire consequences of that for the Korean peninsula and global peace
Panmunjom Declaration

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Photos relating to the summit

Joint declaration of 15 June, 2000

Text of the agreement of 10 April 2000

Note the difference between the two versions. The ROK statement says the meeting will take place 'At the invitation of ....Kim Jong-il', whereas the DPRK says that the visit is 'at the request of President Kim Dae Jung'.

Kim Dae Jung's 'Berlin Declaration'

United States: State Department Washington File
How to locate files on the Washington File

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