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Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

The leaders of North and South Korea restored suspended communication channels between them and agreed to improve ties, both governments said Tuesday, amid a 2 1/2 year-stalemate in U.S.-led diplomacy aimed at stripping North Korea of its nuclear weapons.

A man stands with a banner to demand the peace on the Korean peninsula near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)