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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in previously noted that the meeting is a "significant milestone" in North Korea's denuclearisation, stressing that sanctions imposed on Pyongyang might be relieved under certain conditions.

    US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Chairman Kim Jong-un have met in the Demilitarized Zone and shook hands, reviving hopes for an improvement in ties between the two countries.

    Trump's meeting with Kim in the Demilitarized Zone marks the first time a US president has ever visited the border between the two Koreas.

    Kim and Trump originally engaged in negotiations during a summit in Singapore in June 2018, confirming their commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. However, the next round of talks about denuclearising the Korean Peninsula, which was held in Hanoi in February abruptly ended without any agreement.

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    • 11:11

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      "They are staying on. I am looking forward to taking them off. I don’t like sanctions being on this country. But the sanctions remain", he told reporters.

      Trump said sanctions would be on the agenda when US and North Korean working groups meet for talks in the coming months.

      "At some point during negotiations, things can happen. And that’s why we will be talking about sanctions", the president stressed.

    • 11:01

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      According to him, Pyongyang is ready to restart nuclear talks within weeks.

      "We have agreed to have teams set up... Over the next two or three weeks, the teams are going to start working to see whether or not they can do something. Very big stuff, pretty complicated", Trump said.

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    • 10:11

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    • 10:00

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      "Our peaceful handshake alone, which comes despite a long history of hostility between our countries, in this place, a symbol of separation between North and South, means that this day is different from yesterday", Kim said.

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      North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Arrives at DMZ to Meet Trump

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    • 09:07

      Trump Notes Progress Between North, South Korea

      "There was a level of vitriol happening between North and South. But it was North to a large extent where there was a lot of risk and a lot of threat and a lot of bad things were happening. That was before I became president", he told reporters.

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