Kim Jong Un does the ‘finger heart’ pose with South Korean officials
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un posed with the “finger heart” gesture along with South Korean officials on Mount Paektu, as seen on official photos published by the Blue House on Sunday.
Seoul Foreign Minister Kang-Hwa suggested the pose according to the Blue House’s official Twitter account. The finger heart is a hand gesture done by crossing the thumb and index fingers together and is usually seen in pictures of K-pop artists and fans alike.
To cap off their three-day summit, Kim met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and other officials at the peak of Mount Paektu, along the North Korea-China border on Thursday, Sept. 20.
김정은 국무위원장의 ‘손가락 하트’ 장면입니다. 지난 20일 백두산 천지에서 김 위원장 내외가 남쪽 수행원들과 기념사진을 찍었습니다. 처음에는 손을 내리고 있었으나, "남쪽에서 유행하는 손가락 하트를 해보자"는 강경화 외교부 장관의 제안에 따라 함께 했다고 합니다. pic.twitter.com/KSzb6SsZlK
— 대한민국 청와대 (@TheBlueHouseKR) September 23, 2018
The volcano is the highest peak in the Korean peninsula and is considered to be the “spiritual birthplace” of the Korean people.
In a joint press conference with Moon, Kim announced that North Korea will close a key missile facility under the presence of “international experts.”
After a brief signing ceremony on Wednesday, Kim and Moon addressed the media and vowed to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula once and for all. /je