In pics: When North met South during the historical Korean summit

Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-Un held a historic meeting earlier today, the first-ever summit between both the nations in more than a decade.

The grand prep

A band is seen ahead of the inter-Korean summit at the truce village of Panmunjom.

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The wait

Supporters hold South Korean flags while waiting for a convoy transporting South Korean President Moon Jae-in to leave the Presidential Blue House for the inter-Korean summit, in Seoul, South Korea.

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The arrival

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in walk across the military demarcation line ahead of the inter-Korean summit at the truce village of Panmunjom.

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The 'historic' moment

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

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Hand-in-hand

The Korean leaders were seen walking hand-in-hand as they met in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea.

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The crossover

South Korea's Moon Jae-in invites his North Korean counterpart to the South Korean side.

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The message

Kim stopped to sign a guest book in the South's Peace House before the two leaders met for a private discussion.

After entering the Peace House for the inter-Korean summit, Kim Jong Un wrote in the guest book "A new history starts now. An age of peace, from the starting point of history," Kim dated and signed the entry.

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'Peace' talks at the Peace House

The two leaders met for a private discussion at the Peace House. Moon and Kim talked over a range of issues including denuclearisation and exchanges between the Koreas. They are expected to plant a memorial tree at the border truce village of Panmunjom later in the day.

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The bonhomie

Kim and Moon were all smiles and niceties when they met ahead of the summit earlier today. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in were spotted holding hands at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone between the countries on Friday.

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