The South Korean presidential staff informed that President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday kicked off the first talks between the two countries in more than ten years, reported Russian News Agency TASS.
Kim Jong-un crossed the border at the Panmunjeom border checkpoint and became the first North Korean leader to visited South Korea.
Subsequently, and by invitation of the North Korean leader, Moon Jae-in took a step toward the North Korean sector of the border.
Kim Jong-un expressed a conviction that the talks will lead to good and significant results.
The South Korean president, for his part, urged Kim Jong-un to ensure, with joint efforts, peace and prosperity in the Korean Peninsula.