Previously, North Korean state media announced that Kim Jong-un said he expected significant results at his second meeting with Donald Trump.
The defector crossed the military demarcation line separating the two countries and was spotted by surveillance equipment, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The content of this image is as provided and can not be independently verified.
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Prospects for a second summit to overcome a current logjam in negotiations will likely depend on whether either the US or DPRK can show flexibility with regards to offering gestures surrounding sanctions relief or steps towards denuclearization.
In an apparent bid to encourage a hesitating Kim to commit to a trip, Moon elicited an expression of support for such a visit from US President Donald Trump at a summit in Buenos Aires on Friday.
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Speaking to reporters Saturday en route to New Zealand, the final stop on his three-nation tour, Moon said Trump asked him to relay the message to Kim if and when he visits Seoul by the year's end as previously agreed by the leaders of the two Koreas.
The defection came just over a year after another North Korean soldier dashed across the border in the truce village of Panmunjom under a hail of gunfire from his former comrades.
Moon's approval rating has declined for nine straight weeks since hitting 65.3 percent in late September following his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang.
"We have a good relationship", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on his return trip from the G-20 summit in Argentina, adding he would invite Kim to the USA "at some point", according to Reuters.
Trump has frequently described a warm personal relationship with Kim, arguing that this rapport would help him succeed at a diplomatic breakthrough that has eluded US presidents since the 1950s.
More than 30,000 North Koreans have fled to the South since the 1950-53 war on the peninsula ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty. He said there were three sites under consideration, but declined to name them.