South Korean President visits North Korea

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President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook departed Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul morning of September 18 for Seoul airport to fly to Pyeonngyan, North Korea. President Moon will be in Pyeongyang until September 20 for the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit Pyeongyang with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

“This trip to the North will be of great significance in itself if it helps resume the dialogue between North Korea and the United States.” President Moon said, “It is very important for the North and South to meet frequently, and we are now heading toward a relationship whereby we not only meet regularly but also whenever necessary.”

The South Korean leader arrived in Pyeongyang at around 10 am, local time.

“He was welcomed by North Korean Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un and thousands of North Koreans at the Pyeongyang International Airport,” says in the official social networking page of South Korean government.

Sources: https://www.facebook.com/KoreaClickers/posts/10156734500084521; https://www.facebook.com/KoreaClickers/videos/323248244896243; http://english1.president.go.kr/BriefingSpeeches/Briefings/317