The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s president to host North Korean leader’s sister for lunch

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — President Moon Jae-in said he would host a luncheon for a visiting North Korean delegation that includes the sister of leader Kim Jong Un, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived on the peninsula vowing to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang.

The high-level Korean discussions to be held on Saturday would be the first between the rival nations on South Korean soil, and the first between a South Korean president and a member of the Kim family since 2007.

The North’s nominal head of state will also attend the lunch, which builds on the two sides’ rapprochement ahead of the Winter Olympics that open on Friday in the ski resort of Pyeongchang — even as the U.S.

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