The Koreas

Korean detente

Print edition : May 25, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in greet each other at the Military Demarcation Line in the truce village of Panmunjom on April 27. Photo: Korea Summit Press Pit/The New York Times

The meeting, a bird’s-eye view. Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images

South Korean soldiers taking down propaganda loudspeakers at Paju om the border with North Korea on May 1. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

South Korean (left) and U.S. Army missiles being fired during a joint military exercise between the two countries at an undisclosed location in South Korea on July 29, 2017. Photo: South Korea Defence Ministry/AP

With the historic meeting between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea on April 27, the two countries have come closer than ever before to signing a peace treaty and ending seven decades of unremitting hostility.
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