Kim Jong Un will be the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South for more than sixty years. The peninsula has seen some dramatic diplomatic strides over recent weeks – and the hope is that this meeting will significantly ease tensions.
North Korea agreed to abolish key missile facilities and close its main nuclear site. Kim Jong Un promised to visit Seoul soon – it would be a North Korean leader's first trip to the South's capital since 1945.
As Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump plan a second summit, Seoul has called for more progress in denuclearization talks. Despite agreeing to nuclear disarmament, there are few indications that Pyongyang is following through.
Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un were all smiles at the start of a summit in Pyongyang. Despite the warm greeting, a lack of progress in denuclearization talks means it will be Moon's most challenging summit yet.
North Korea has agreed to take big steps toward denuclearization and rapprochement with the South. But experts remain skeptical about whether these promises will result in any real change on the ground.
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