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In Pictures: Kim steps into history at South Korea summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crosses the military demarcation line. Photo: AP/Press Association Images

The leaders of North and South Korea have met for historic talks, marking a major milestone in efforts to settle tensions between the rival nations.

From Kim Jong Un’s unprecedented step over the border, to the spectacle of both leaders smiling and chatting, here is how the event played out in pictures.

The leaders shook hands across the military demarcation line Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
The concrete dividing line runs through the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarised Zone Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
Mr Kim stepped into South Korea Credit: Koreas Summit
After the handshake the two men stepped back into North Korea Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
Before holding hands and walking back over the border into the south Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
They planted a pine tree together near the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
A big screen shows live video of the two leaders in private talks Credit: Lee Jin-man/AP
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Leaders of both Koreas take to the red carpet Credit: Koreas Summit
Mr Moon also shook hands with Mr Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong, who was part of the delegation from the north Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
Kim Jong Un was completely surrounded by his security guards Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
The North Korean security delegation were pictured running alongside the limo carrying Kim Jong Un Credit: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
Mr Moon (left) looks on at the Koreas Summit Credit: Koreas Summit
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The historic meeting drew protesters in South Korea who shouted slogans and burnt flags Credit: Lee Jin-man/AP
South Koreans watch the Koreas Summit