North and South Korea agree to get rid of nuclear weapons
North and South Korea have agreed to get rid of their nuclear weapons in historic talks between Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in.
Kim Jong-un made history by crossing the border into South Korea for talks on nuclear weapons, becoming the first North Korean leader to set foot in the south since the Korean War ended in 1953.
A joint statement issued by Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in after the summit said the two had confirmed their goal of achieving “a nuclear-free Korean peninsula through complete denuclearisation”.
The statement did not provide any new specific measures how to achieve the objective.
North Korea has placed its nuclear weapons up for negotiations.
It has previously used the term “denuclearisation” to say it can disarm only when the US withdraws its 28,500 troops in South Korea.