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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the historic summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in

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The inter-Korean summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in was a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a new era, Pyongyang's state media said today. The official KCNA news agency said it was a "historic meeting that has opened a new era for national reconciliation and unity, peace and prosperity", and carried the text of the leaders' Panmunjom Declaration in full. In the document the two leaders "confirmed the common goal of realising, through complete denuclearisation, a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula". That phrase was included in the KCNA text as

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 2:50 PM IST

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