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Korean Summit: What media in Korean Peninsula said

By Shubham

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met South Korean President Moon Jae-in the truce village of Punmunjeom on Friday, April 27, for a historic summit aiming for peace and betterment of relations between the two neighbours who are technically at war.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a photo inside the Peace House at the border village of Panmunjom

The event made the headlines as the Korean and world media kept a close eye on its build-up and eventual occurrence.

Here is a look at the headlines that the newspapers in the Korean Peninsula carried on the historic summit:

The Korea Times: 'Korea Summit: History in the making'

The Korea Herald: 'Unexpected moments at Inter-Korean Summit'

Korea Joongang Daily: 'North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes history by crossing into South Korea'

The Chosun Ilbo: 'Leaders of 2 Koreas Meet at Border'

The Hankyoreh: 'Inter-Korean summit offers a chance for a new era of peace'

Yonhap News Agency: 'North Korean leader steps up charm offensive, crafts image as peace driver'

From North Korea:

Korean Central News Agency or KCNA (North Korean state media): 'Kim Jong Un Leaves Pyongyang for North-South Summit Meeting and Talks'

The KCNA, however, also carried a news headlined 'Anti-Reunification Moves against Aspiration of Nation' accusing conservatives in South Korea of "working hard to stoke discord and antagonism among compatriots while painting a black picture of the DPRK's positive efforts for mending the inter-Korean relations".

North Korea Times: 'Kim Jong Un to to cross into rival territory for summit'

The Pyongyang Times didn't carry any news on the summit as of 2.11 pm local time in North Korea.

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