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Two Korean Leaders Make History

Two Korean Leaders Make History

새 시대 연 역사적 만남

Here is what the historic encounter between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looked like.

Here is what the historic encounter between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looked like.

세계사에 기록될 문재인 대통령과 김정은 위원장의 첫 만남 순간을 돌아본다.

At 9:28 a.m. on Apr. 27, 2018, the two leaders met face-to-face at a concrete curb marking the border.

At 9:28 a.m. on Apr. 27, 2018, the two leaders met face-to-face at a concrete curb marking the border.

2018년 4월 27일 오전 9시 28분, 50cm너비의 콘크리트 경계석을 사이에 두고 마주선 남북 정상!!

Soon, in a moment heavy with symbolism, President Moon led Kim by the hand to cross into the South.

Soon, in a moment heavy with symbolism, President Moon led Kim by the hand to cross into the South.

곧이어, 김 위원장이 문 대통령 손을 잡고 남쪽 땅을 밟는 역사적 장면이 펼쳐졌다.

Panmunjom is only an hour from Seoul and 2 hours from Pyongyang, but it took 11 years for this moment.

Panmunjom is only an hour from Seoul and 2 hours from Pyongyang, but it took 11 years for this moment.

판문점까지 서울에선 1시간, 평양에선 불과 2시간 거리! 그러나, 남북 정상이 다시 만나기까지 걸린 시간은 11년!

"Walking here, I wondered why it has taken so long."<br>
- Kim Jong-un, Chairman of N. Korea State Affairs Commission

"Walking here, I wondered why it has taken so long."
- Kim Jong-un, Chairman of N. Korea State Affairs Commission

“너무나 쉽게 분리선을 넘어왔다. 11년이 걸렸는데 왜 이렇게 어려웠나“
-김정은 위원장, 모두발언 중...

The MDL, a decades-old symbol of hostilities on the divided peninsula, instantly turned into a symbol of peace.<br>
*Military Demarcation Line

The MDL, a decades-old symbol of hostilities on the divided peninsula, instantly turned into a symbol of peace.
*Military Demarcation Line

지난 65년간 분단의 상징이었던 군사분계선은 불과 몇 분 만에 평화의 상징으로 변신했다.

“You have crossed into the South, but when do I get to go across?"<br>
- S. Korean President Moon Jae-in<br>
"How about now?"<br>
- N. Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

“You have crossed into the South, but when do I get to go across?"
- S. Korean President Moon Jae-in
"How about now?"
- N. Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

“남측으로 오시는데, 저는 언제쯤 넘어갈 수 있을까요”
- 문재인 대통령
“그럼 지금 넘어가 볼까요?”
- 김정은 위원장

In an unscripted move, Kim invited President Moon to cross briefly back into  the North with him.

In an unscripted move, Kim invited President Moon to cross briefly back into the North with him.

김정은의 안내로 북쪽 군사분계선을 넘은 두 정상! 예정에 없던 파격적 장면에 세계는 환호했다.

Kim became the first North Korean leader to step on South Korean soil since the Korean War.

Kim became the first North Korean leader to step on South Korean soil since the Korean War.

문 대통령이 북한 땅을 밟는 것도, 한국 전쟁 이후 북한 지도자가 남한으로 온 것도 최초의 일!

He noted the border "was not even that high to cross," adding it might "disappear if many people keep walking across it."

He noted the border "was not even that high to cross," adding it might "disappear if many people keep walking across it."

김 위원장은 “분단선이 높지도 않은데 많은 사람들이 밟고 지나다 보면 없어지지 않겠냐”며 소회를 밝히기도...

The world is looking forward to another historic moment at a planned meeting between the two leaders in Pyongyang this fall.

The world is looking forward to another historic moment at a planned meeting between the two leaders in Pyongyang this fall.

올 가을, 평양에서 남북 정상간 역사적 순간이 다시 한 번 탄생하길 전 세계가 바라고 있다.

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Two Korean Leaders Make History
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Here is what the historic encounter between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looked like.
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At 9:28 a.m. on Apr. 27, 2018, the two leaders met face-to-face at a concrete curb marking the border.
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Soon, in a moment heavy with symbolism, President Moon led Kim by the hand to cross into the South.
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Panmunjom is only an hour from Seoul and 2 hours from Pyongyang, but it took 11 years for this moment.
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"Walking here, I wondered why it has taken so long."<br>
- Kim Jong-un, Chairman of N. Korea State Affairs Commission
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The MDL, a decades-old symbol of hostilities on the divided peninsula, instantly turned into a symbol of peace.<br>
*Military Demarcation Line
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“You have crossed into the South, but when do I get to go across?"<br>
- S. Korean President Moon Jae-in<br>
"How about now?"<br>
- N. Korean Leader Kim Jong-un
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In an unscripted move, Kim invited President Moon to cross briefly back into  the North with him.
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Kim became the first North Korean leader to step on South Korean soil since the Korean War.
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He noted the border "was not even that high to cross," adding it might "disappear if many people keep walking across it."
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The world is looking forward to another historic moment at a planned meeting between the two leaders in Pyongyang this fall.
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