North & South Korea may announce official end to war – local media

North & South Korea may announce official end to war – local media
North & South Korea may announce official end to war – local media
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Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:14 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:15

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Seoul and Pyongyang are reportedly set to make a huge step in the peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula, as officials from the two states are negotiating a joint statement outlining a formal end to hostilities.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the South’s president, Moon Jae-in, are scheduled to meet at a rare inter-Korean summit on April 27. A local media report indicated that the date could put an end to more than half a century of confrontation.

War broke out between the two Koreas in 1950, and they formally remain at war despite the de facto end of hostilities in 1953.

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