After Kim Jong-un's sister, South Korea prepares for Ivanka Trump visit
Analysts liken trip to Winter Olympics by US president’s daughter to that of Kim Yo-jong
The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, will welcome Ivanka Trump, daughter of the US president, to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday – a trip that analysts have likened to an appearance by Kim Jong-un’s sister earlier this month.
South Korea sees the trip as an opportunity to convince Donald Trump its recent rapprochement with Pyongyang should continue. Its leadership hopes Ivanka can play a moderating role in White House policy – which at times has taken a bellicose stance towards the North.Continue reading...