North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Koren President Moon Jae-in met on Friday, April 27, for the first time in a decade to bring the two Korea’s to unity.
According to CNN, the two leaders met at the historic Inter-Korean summit meeting, where they signed the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification on the Korean Peninsula.
Th document declared the two countries nuclear-free and is said to bring the Korean war formally to an end, reported CNN.
According to Reuters, the Korean war started in 1950 and continued until today, It ended with a toast from the two leaders on Friday after many years of conflict.
Moon Jae-in said, “During this momentous period of historical transformation on the Korean Peninsula, reflecting the enduring aspiration of the Korean people for peace, prosperity and unification,” according to CNN.
The two leaders made the announcement to 80 million Korean people and to the world, officially announcing the peace treaty between North an South Korea beginning today.
“It took a long time for the two Koreas to come together… South and North Korea are the same people, the same blood, they cannot be separated,” Kim Jong Un said during the announcement.