North Korea’s Kim crosses border to meet South Korea’s Moon
GOYANG, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made history by crossing over to the southern side of the world’s most heavily armed border to meet rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
It was the first time a member of the Kim dynasty has set foot on South Korean soil since the end of the Korean War in 1953, and the latest bid to settle the world’s last Cold War standoff.
The overwhelming focus of the summit, the country’s third-ever, will be on North Korea’s growing arsenal of nuclear weapons.
Kim’s news agency said earlier Friday that the leader would “open-heartedly” discuss with Moon “all the issues arising in improving inter-Korean relations.” /kga
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