China's official Xinhua news agency calls for restraint after North Korea's nuclear test; says test 'not wise,' but says South Korea's deployment of US anti-missile system damaged regional balance - Reuters
North Korea–South Korea relations (Hangul: 남북관계; hanja: 南北關係; MR: Nambukkwan'gye) are the political, diplomatic, and military interactions between North Korea and South Korea, from the division of Korea in 1945 following World War II to today. These interactions have been dominated by the Korean conflict and efforts to resolve it and achieve reunification.
According to a 2014 BBC World Service Poll, 3% of South Koreans view North Korea's influence positively, with 91% expressing a negative view, making South Korea, after Japan, the country with the most negative feelings of North Korea in the world. However, a 2014 government funded survey found only 13% of South Koreans viewed North Korea as hostile, and 58% of South Koreans believed North Korea was a country they should cooperate with.