Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korea’s state news agency on Saturday called the inter-Korean summit a turning point for the Korean peninsula, while President Donald Trump said he would maintain sanctions pressure on Pyongyang ahead of his own unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un.

The North’s KCNA news agency separately released the joint statement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in presented 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.

“At the talks both sides had a candid and open-hearted exchange of views on the matters of mutual concern including the issues of improving the north-south relations, ensuring peace on the Korean Peninsula and the denuclearisation of the peninsula,” KCNA said, reporting that the night wrapped up with a dinner with an “amicable atmosphere overflowing with feelings of blood relatives.”

A day after the meeting between Kim and Moon produced dramatic images and a sweeping declaration of goodwill, South Korean media were replaying striking scenes of the two leaders and North Korea’s main state newspaper published a multi-page spread with more than 60 photos from the visit.

On Saturday afternoon, North Korean state TV broadcast its first footage of the summit.

Most of the specific commitments outlined in the official declaration focused on inter-Korean relations and did not clear up the question of whether Pyongyang is willing to give up its arsenal of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. (Reuters)

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<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (inside a vehicle) bids farewell to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he leaves after a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (inside a vehicle) bids farewell to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he leaves after a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters)

<p>A vehicle transporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju leaves after a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

A vehicle transporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju leaves after a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Kim’s wife Ri Sol Ju and Moon’s wife Kim Jung-sook attend a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Kim’s wife Ri Sol Ju and Moon’s wife Kim Jung-sook attend a farewell ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters)

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<p>Pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are seen on the wall during the farewell ceremony at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are seen on the wall during the farewell ceremony at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, toasts with Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a banquet at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, toasts with Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a banquet at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their meeting at the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their meeting at the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>Korean dancers react as they take part in a prayer service wishing for a successful inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Korean dancers react as they take part in a prayer service wishing for a successful inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their meeting at the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their meeting at the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>North Koraen Leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Koraen Leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images)

<p>Buddhist monks interact among themselves as they attend a prayer service wishing for a successful inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Buddhist monks interact among themselves as they attend a prayer service wishing for a successful inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embrace each other after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embrace each other after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign documents at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign documents at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters)

<p>Security personnel run alongside the vehicle carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Security personnel run alongside the vehicle carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-In (R) at the Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-In (R) at the Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in talk at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in talk at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is surrounded by his security guards upon his arrival for a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the North Korea side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is surrounded by his security guards upon his arrival for a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the North Korea side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signs a guest book next to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, inside the Peace House at at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signs a guest book next to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, inside the Peace House at at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrive for their joint announcement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrive for their joint announcement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>People hold the Korean unification flag during the inter-Korean summit, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Kim Hong-ji/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

People hold the Korean unification flag during the inter-Korean summit, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Kim Hong-ji/Reuters)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) arrive to announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) arrive to announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, bottom, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left bottom, inspect an honor guard after Kim crossed the border into South Korea for their historic face-to-face talks, in Panmunjom Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, bottom, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left bottom, inspect an honor guard after Kim crossed the border into South Korea for their historic face-to-face talks, in Panmunjom Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a welcoming ceremony in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a welcoming ceremony in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>People watch a TV showing a live broadcast of the inter-Korean summit, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

People watch a TV showing a live broadcast of the inter-Korean summit, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong walks at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong walks at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face the media at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face the media at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>Journalists working within the main press center watch a live-aired historic scene of South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un crossing the inter-Korean border into the southern side of Panmunjom for historic talks after they briefly entered the northern side of the truce village at the latter’s request; in Goyang, northwest of Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Yonhap) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Journalists working within the main press center watch a live-aired historic scene of South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un crossing the inter-Korean border into the southern side of Panmunjom for historic talks after they briefly entered the northern side of the truce village at the latter’s request; in Goyang, northwest of Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Yonhap)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in over the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in over the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-In (L) announce an agreement after signing a document at the Peace House on Joint Security Area (JSA) on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in gestures in Seoul before departing for the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in gestures in Seoul before departing for the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters/Reuters)

<p>Supporters hold South Korean flags and signs 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, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

Supporters hold South Korean flags and signs 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, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters)

<p>South Korean flags and a flower is seen waved by people as a convoy transporting South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves the Presidential Blue House for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters) </p>
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in meet for historic inter-Korean summit

South Korean flags and a flower is seen waved by people as a convoy transporting South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves the Presidential Blue House for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, April 27, 2018. (Photo: Jorge Silva/Reuters)

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