Why are Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in’s hugs controversial?


The North Korean leader welcomed the South Korean president to Pyongyang on Wednesday with a hug and a smile. The gesture appeared to be welcomed by onlookers, but in South Korea, people are critical of their president’s attempts to humanise Kim Jong-un after decades of strained relations between the two countries
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