S.Korean president: 'Time to take action' on N.Korea

Moon's comments, in a speech marking the fourth year of his presidency, come ahead of his first summit with U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington on May 21.

The South Korean president is expected to push the United States to seek engagement with North Korea, though Biden has shown little interest in making North Korea a top priority.

Video Transcript

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INTERPRETER: I will consider the remaining one year of my term to be the last opportunity to move from an incomplete peace toward one that is irreversible. Now, the time for long deliberations is also coming to an end. It's time to take action. If there is an opportunity to restart the clock of peace and advance the peace process on the Korean Peninsula, I look forward to North Korea responding positively.

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