Inside Story

Washington Declaration: What it means for the Korean Peninsula

The United States and South Korea have signed an agreement to confront possible threats from North Korea – warning Pyongyang against using nuclear weapons.

China says Washington is provoking confrontation.

What does this deal mean for the Asia-Pacific region?

Presenter: Nastasya Tay


Sean O’Malley – Professor of International Studies at Dongseo University

Greg Scarlatoiu – Executive director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

Einar Tangen – Senior fellow at the Taihe Institute