Korean leaders exchange friendly letters to end year of progress

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By Saphora Smith

The leaders of North and South Korea exchanged “warm” letters ahead of the New Year, pledging to work toward peace and prosperity in 2019.

The diplomatic exchange follows a year of détente between the two neighboring powers, which are technically still at war.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wrote to South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressing his hope that the pair meet “often” in 2019 to work towards denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s presidential office said Sunday.

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