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North, South Korean leaders meet 2nd time

North, South Korean leaders meet 2nd time

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Panmunjom: In this photo provided by Cheong Wa Dae, South Korean President Moon Jae-in (2nd from L) speaks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (R) during their summit at Tongilgak on the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on May 26, 2018. Next to Moon is South Korea
Panmunjom: This photo released by Cheong Wa Dae shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) shaking hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ahead of their summit at Tongilgak on the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on May 26, 2018.(Yonhap/IANS)
Panmunjom: This photo released by Cheong Wa Dae shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) shaking hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ahead of their summit at Tongilgak on the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on May 26, 2018.(Yonhap/IANS)
Panmunjom: In this photo provided by Cheong Wa Dae, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) hugs South Korean President Moon Jae-in after their summit at Tongilgak on the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on May 26, 2018.(Yonhap/IANS)
Panmunjom: In this photo provided by Cheong Wa Dae, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) hugs South Korean President Moon Jae-in after their summit at Tongilgak on the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on May 26, 2018.(Yonhap/IANS)
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) The leaders of North and South Korea held a second summit on Saturday in the demilitarized border area between the two countries, Seoul President's office said.
It came as the two sides continue efforts to put a historic United States-North Korea summit back on track.
South Korea's presidential palace said that President Moon Jae-in met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone from 3 to 5 p.m, Yonhap news agency reported.
"The two leaders exchanged their opinions candidly to implement the April 27 Panmunjom Declaration and to have a successful North Korea-US summit," Moon's chief Press Secretary Yoon Young-chan said.
The President will announce the outcome of the talks on Sunday morning, he said.
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