Watch Kim Jong Un cross the line at DMZ

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the southern side of the DMZ for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the first time a North Korean leader has stepped into the territory since 1953.


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The Korean War (1950–53)

At the end of the Korean War, after 2 years of negotiation, an armistice was signed on July 27, 1953, at Panmunjom on the 38th parallel. A demilitarised zone was set up which stands to this day.

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