INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea Terms S. Korea's Peace Efforts "very Impressive"

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said it is important to boost the "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue" after meeting with the high-level delegation that returned to the north after their three-day visit in the south for the Winter Olympics.

According to the north's state news agency KCNA Kim Jong Un also expressed "satisfaction" over their visit and said efforts made by Seoul to priorities their visit were "very impressive" including their "sincere efforts" for which he gave his gratitude.

As with North Korean media reports over the weekend, there was again no mention of the summit offer given to South Korean Moon Jae-in from Kim Jong Un via his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, who was part of the delegation.