Of course, any "trilateral" alliance would be opposed by the chinboistas, some of whom get their own marching orders from Pyongyang, so expect rallies like the one at right. With signs in perfect Japanese, held by someone who's ostensibly anti-Japan. Gee, I wonder who helped him make his sign.
- Seoul and Tokyo seek to expand ties as they hold first military talks in two years (Yonhap, WaPo, AP via WaPo, UPI, Korea Times, Korea Herald)
- North Korea makes official plea for unconditional talks (UPI, Yonhap, Korea Herald, Joongang Daily)