History is being made on the border between North and South Korea. Kim Jong Un became the only North Korean leader to step over the border into South Korea when he met President Moon Jae-in. Now the two have confirmed they will sign a peace treaty later this year to bring an official end to 65 years of conflict. A peace treaty was never signed at the end of the Korean War in 1953, meaning the two countries have been in an effective state of war ever since.
In a joint declaration signed by the two leaders Friday morning, one clause stated: “The two leaders solemnly declare… that there will be no more war on the Korean Peninsula and a new era of peace has begun.” Moon said after signing the declaration: “Chairman Kim Jong Un and I have agreed that complete denuclearization will be achieved, and that is our common goal.” President Trump tweeted following the agreement: “KOREAN WAR TO END! The United States, and all of its GREAT people, should be very proud of what is now taking place in Korea!” Read more at The Independent.