between two countries technically still at war. The project was given the green light by the UN Security Council last week. Which granted exemptions to sanctions that were imposed on North Korea for its nuclear program allowing the cross border infrastructure project to go ahead.
South Korean officials began their 18 day mission to relink a divided peninsula on Friday, around 30 officials from each side,will be inspecting via way trucks cut since the Korea war. It's the first step in an effort to reconnect rail and road links between the two Koreas, part of an agreement reached by the leaders in April.
The train will travel around 1500 miles, including through the heavily fortified DMZ. The latest sign of the
Seoul has said that showed the US and the international community are on board with the project. But Washington has been striking a more cautious tone than its South Korean ally. In spite of plans for a second meeting between Kim Jong-un and President Trump. The US has insisted on keeping pressure on Pyongyang until it gives up its nuclear arsenal.
And has expressed concern that the North and South's budding relationship might be out pacing progress toward full denuclearization.