About the Authors
Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
The leaders of the two Koreas on Friday agreed they would take steps to end the armistice agreement between the two countries and sign a peace treaty, a move representing a symbolic end to close to 70 years of hostilities.
In a joint statement released following the third inter-Korean summit, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Chairman Kim Jong Un of North Korea said they would seek to bring a formal end to the conflict this year.
Get the Daily Update