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Smiling and holding hands, the leaders of the two Koreas meet at historic summit

2018-04-27 10:25:07       source:CNBC

April 27, 2018

Smiling and holding hands, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarized zone between the countries on Friday in the first summit for the two Koreas in over a decade.

The meeting, aimed at ending their decades-long conflict and easing tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program, comes weeks before Kim is due to meet U.S. President Donald Trump.

Moon greeted Kim at the military demarcation line at 9:30 a.m., making Kim the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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