N.Korea says inter-Korean summit will be a 'new milestone'

by Reuters
Saturday, 28 April 2018 01:29 GMT

SEOUL, April 28 (Reuters) - North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday the inter-Korean summit a day earlier will be a "new milestone" in bringing about joint prosperity and a turning point for the Korean peninsula.

The North's central news agency separately released the joint statement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced on Friday after the first summit in more than a decade between the two Koreas.

Kim and Moon had pledged to work for "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula and agreed on a common goal of a "nuclear-free" peninsula. (Reporting by Christine Kim Editing by Paul Tait)

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