Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in share historic first handshake at Panmunjom | NK News
June 20, 2024
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Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in share historic first handshake at Panmunjom

Meeting is first of its kind in over ten years

The leaders of the two Koreas on Friday morning shared a historic greeting along the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) at the Panmunjom Peace Village as the first inter-Korean summit in over ten years began.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met in front of the meeting rooms of the Military Armistice Commission at around 0930 local time.

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