December 23, South Korean polling agency Korea Research released a survey, which showed that more than 70% of South Koreans hope to hold summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after U.S. President-elect Biden takes office.
According to Yonhap News Agency on December 23, the polling agency Korea Research conducted the above-mentioned survey on 1,500 adults in South Korea from the 10th to the 3rd of last month.
The results show that more than 70% of the respondents supported the summit talks between North Korea and the United States.
According to the report, 52.9% of the respondents “hope that North Korea and the United States will hold summit talks when North Korea and the United States make substantial progress on the North Korean nuclear issue”, and 20.1% of the respondents expressed “unconditional support” for the summit talks.
71.9% of the respondents commented positively on the summit talks and letter exchanges between US President Trump and Kim Jong-un.
In addition, 38% of the respondents believe that South Korean-US relations have cooled down in the past year, and only 7.4% believe that South Korean-US relations have warmed up in the past year.
In addition, more than 90% of the respondents said that it is necessary for South Korea and the United States to maintain an alliance.
In response to the November U.S. election, 57.4% of the respondents expressed support for Biden’s election, and about 9% of the respondents expressed support for Trump’s re-election.