Friday, April 27, 2018

12 Bodyguards Run Alongside Kim Jong-Un During His Visit To South Korea



  1. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Became the first North Korean leader to visit South Korea after 65 years.
  2. South Korean President For Moon Jae-in helped during the last summit between the two countries since he was a former chief of staff of former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun. 
  3. The summit took place in the Peace House in the village of Panmunjom which was located in the heart of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea.
  4. The Panmunjom declaration commits to having a complete denuclearisation for a nuclear-free Korean peninsula.
  5. Kim Jong Un wore his trademark black Mao suit and President Moon wore a navy jacket and hold hands when they walked side-by-side across the demarcation line inside the truce village of Panmunjom at the start of the summit.
  6. The two leaders also announced for a three-way talk involving United States President Trump or a four-way talk that includes President Xi of China that will convert the armistice into a peace treaty which will create a permanent peace on the Korean peninsula.
  7. There was also an agreement in providing a permanent communication office in the North Korean town of Kaesong.
  8. It was also agreed to have a resumption of temporary reunions between relatives separated by the Korean War.
  9. Expanding civilian exchanges was also agreed upon.
  10. Pursuing of joint sports and cultural events were included in the agreement.
  11. A mango mousse decorated with a blue map that symbolizes a Unified Korean Peninsulas was served.
  12. There have been two meetings prior to this third summit that happened in 2000 (with former South Korean president, Kim Dae-jung) and 2007 (with former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun) wherein Kim Jong Il (the late father of Kim Jong Un) hosted the summits in Pyongyang or P'y┼Ćngyang which is the capital and largest city of North Korea.
References:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5662577/Kim-Jong-prepares-walk-history-Korean-summit.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/bizarre-moment-12-bodyguards-run-alongside-kim-jonguns-vehicle-a3824956.html
http://time.com/5255324/north-korea-talks-kim-jong-un-summit-south-korea/
http://time.com/5257062/north-korea-south-dmz-kim-jong-un-summit/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2018/apr/27/north-and-south-korea-summit-leaders-prepare-for-historic-inter-korean-meeting-live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8XgPnmopOg

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