Korean DMZ: Kim and Moon bid farewell as historic summit concludes

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in left the 'peace village' of Panmunjom in the Korean |Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on Friday evening, after concluding the historic Inter-Korean summit. The two leaders accompanied by their wives north Korean First Lady Ri Sol-ju and South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook bid their farewells and parted ways before leaving the... Еще closing ceremony. Earlier, the two leaders signed a joint declaration agreeing to work towards the 'complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula' and announced that a peace treaty would replace the armistice pact which ended the Korean War of 1953. Relations have been fraught between Pyongyang and Seoul since the conflict. The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics seemingly encouraged a thaw in relations on the peninsula, after a year of heightened tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs. Kim Jong-un is the first North Korean leader since the division of the two nations in 1945 to ever cross over to the South. Ri Sol-ju, the wife of Kim Jong crossed the border for the first time and joined her husband on Friday. Mandatory Credit: Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps

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