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South Korea/DMZ: S.Korean Pres. arrives for historic meeting with N.Korean leader01:44

South Korea/DMZ: S.Korean Pres. arrives for historic meeting with N.Korean leader

Korea, Republic of, Seoul and Panmunjom, DMZ
April 27, 2018 at 04:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived at the border 'peace village' of Panmunjom in the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on Friday, to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historic summit between the two nations.The two leaders are expected to discuss denuclearisation, the improvement on inter-Korea relations and the possibility of easing the sanctions on North Korea in the light of a possible peace treaty between the two nations.Relations have been fraught between Pyongyang and Seoul since the 1950-1953 Korean conflict, which ended with an armistice but without a peace treaty ever being signed.The PyeongChang Winter Olympics seemingly encouraged warming relations on the peninsula, after a year of heightened tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs.Kim Jon-un is the first North Korean leader since the division of the two nations in 1945 to ever cross over to the South.Mandatory Credit: Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived at the border 'peace village' of Panmunjom in the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on Friday, to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historic summit between the two nations.The two leaders are expected to discuss denuclearisation, the improvement on inter-Korea relations and the possibility of easing the sanctions on North Korea in the light of a possible peace treaty between the two nations.Relations have been fraught between Pyongyang and Seoul since the 1950-1953 Korean conflict, which ended with an armistice but without a peace treaty ever being signed.The PyeongChang Winter Olympics seemingly encouraged warming relations on the peninsula, after a year of heightened tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs.Kim Jon-un is the first North Korean leader since the division of the two nations in 1945 to ever cross over to the South.Mandatory Credit: Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps

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