Ex-South Korea leader says Kim Jong-Il demanded $10B in exchange for talks

January 29, 2015 6:45 AM

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Ex-South Korea leader says Kim Jong-Il demanded $10B in exchange for talks

In this Oct. 10, 2010 file photo North Korea leader Kim Jong Il, left, walks by his son Kim Jong Un on the balcony as they attend a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP)

SEOUL, South Korea – Late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks with South Korea before his 2011 death but the plans failed because Pyongyang demanded $10 billion and large-scale shipments of food and fertilizer, a former South Korean president said in a memoir to be pu...

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