HEADLINE Photos: Meeting between two Koreas at Panmunjom

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Photos: Meeting between two Koreas at Panmunjom

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13:16, April 27, 2018

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A historical step: Moon waits for Kim to cross the Military Demarcation Line. (Photos: Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps)

S. Korean president Moon Jae-in and DPRK's leader Kim jong-un meet at Panmunjom for the Inter-Korean Summit on Friday, the first to be held in South Korea, making Kim the first DPRK leader to step on South Korean soil since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

S. Korean president Moon Jae-in (L) and DPRK's top leader Kim jong-un (R) shake hands at Panmunjom.

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Leaders of two Koreas meet at Panmunjom at 9:30 am local time (0030 GMT) before Kim crossed the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) to the South Korean side of Panmunjom.

Moon welcomes Kim with an official ceremony.

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The two leaders jointly inspect a South Korean honor guard as part of an official ceremony to welcome the DPRK’s leader.

DPRK top leader Kim Jong-un writes in the guestbook: "A new history begins now. An age of peace, from the starting point of history."

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(Compiled by Chi Jingyi)

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