The leaders of the two Koreas met in Pyongyang for landmark talks which wrapped up with a joint agreement, which the South Korean authorities have praised as a de-facto end of the decades-old state of war on the peninsula.
On Thursday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in trekked Mount Paektu on the Chinese border, which is traditionally considered the ancestral place of origin of the Korean nation.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, and his wife Kim Jung-sook, second from right, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and his wife Ri Sol Ju, right, visit Mount Paektu
"Many people in the South would go to Mount Paektu from the Chinese side, but I decided not to, pledging to myself that I would go by (only) setting foot on our soil," Moon told Kim after climbing the peak of the mountain, as cited by Reuters.
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