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Kim Jong Un Makes Historic Visit to South Korea

At an historic summit meeting Friday, the leaders of North and South Korea called for “complete denuclearization” on the Korean Peninsula and pledged to work with the United States and China to declare an official end to the Korean War, which dates back to the 1950s. The summit meeting also marked the first time a North Korean leader has set foot in the South. Here, photos from the monumental day.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae initially greeted each other at the border between their countries in the Demilitarized Zone. Kyodo News/Kyodo News via Getty Images North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae initially greeted each other at the border between their countries in the Demilitarized Zone. After meeting at the line dividing the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un took the hand oft Moon Jae-in to cross the military demarcation line to the north side. Pool/Getty Images After meeting at the line dividing the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un took the hand oft Moon Jae-in to cross the military demarcation line to the north side. The two men then, in a historic moment, crossed back together to the south side. Pool/Getty Images The two men then, in a historic moment, crossed back together to the south side. Here, the two leaders talk at a bench on a bridge next to the military demarcation line at the truce village of Panmunjom.This was the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. KOREA SUMMIT PRESS POOL/AFP/Getty Images Here, the two leaders talk at a bench on a bridge next to the military demarcation line at the truce village of Panmunjom.This was the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. Kim wrote a message in a guest book at the Peace House building on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom. KOREA SUMMIT PRESS POOL/AFP/Getty Images Kim wrote a message in a guest book at the Peace House building on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom. Inter-Korean Summit 2018 Pool/Getty Images Inter-Korean Summit 2018 The two leaders were all smiles and handshakes in their moments together,. They even hugged during a signing ceremony at the summit. KOREA SUMMIT PRESS POOL/AFP/Getty Images They even hugged during a signing ceremony at the summit. A crowd of in Seoul, South Korea watch Kim Jung-Un's historic crossing of the Military Demarcation Line. Woohae Cho/Getty Images A crowd of in Seoul, South Korea watch Kim Jung-Un's historic crossing of the Military Demarcation Line. North Korean bodyguards escort a car carrying Kim Jong Un to the north side for a lunch break. KOREA SUMMIT PRESS POOL/AFP/Getty Images North Korean bodyguards escort a car carrying Kim Jong Un to the north side for a lunch break. President Trump is expected to meet with Mr. Kim in the coming weeks for a much-anticipated summit. Pool/Getty Images President Trump is expected to meet with Mr. Kim in the coming weeks for a much-anticipated summit.