With long handshakes and a "swirl of emotion," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for talks in the South. The two discussed denuclearization and peace on the peninsula.
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The meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in offers a chance for both leaders to build trust through open and honest talks, South Korean diplomat Keum Chang Rok tells DW.
As Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in held their landmark meeting, the world's attention turns to the Korean Peninsula — a region with deep historical and cultural similarities but stark ideological differences.
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