South Korea and North Korea Restart Communications

Objectivity 4.6 | Credibility 4.5 | Relevance 4.7

South and North Korea started communications again after months of no contact between the neighboring countries. Through phone and fax(yes fax), the Korean officials talked about fishing clashes that have taken place in the west coast. Although South Korean minister hopes this brings improvement to Korean relations, some analysts say that North Korea uses the tactic to reopen the communication line with the South as leverage to get a negotiation tool.