Korean DMZ: Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in plant symbolic tree

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in planted a tree in the border 'peace village' of Panmunjom in the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on Friday, as part of the historic summit between the two nations. Both leaders then unveiled a stone with an engraving marking the event, after which they walked unaccompanied through the village holding private talks... Еще. Relations have been fraught between Pyongyang and Seoul since the 1950-1953 Korean conflict, which ended in a truce, but without a peace treaty being signed. The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 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.

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