Kim Jong-Un warmly embraces South Korean president as the pair meet for second time in a month to hold surprise discussions on US-North Korea summit

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  • North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met
  • This is the second time in a month they have met to discuss peace commitments
  • They also talked about Mr Kim’s potential meeting with President Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit.

They also talked about Mr Kim’s potential meeting with President Donald Trump next month.

South Korea‘s presidential office said Mr Moon will personally announce the outcome of Saturday’s summit with Mr Kim on Sunday.

The presidential Blue House did not immediately provide more details.

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-In are pictured embracing ahead of a summit in the north side of the demilitarised zone

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-In are pictured embracing ahead of a summit in the north side of the demilitarised zone

The pair of leaders, pictured shaking hands before their meeting in Panmunjom, have been discussing peace commitments agreed at a previous summit last month

The pair of leaders, pictured shaking hands before their meeting in Panmunjom, have been discussing peace commitments agreed at a previous summit last month

They were joined by aides in a meeting room in the border village and a detailed account of their discussions will be announced on Sunday, according to the South Korean government
They were joined by aides in a meeting room in the border village and a detailed account of their discussions will be announced on Sunday, according to the South Korean government
This is the second time in a month they have met to discuss peace commitments

The meeting at a border truce village came hours after South Korea expressed relief over revived talks for a summit between President Trump and Mr Kim.

This was following a whirlwind 24 hours that saw the US leader cancel the highly anticipated meeting, before saying it is potentially back on.

Trump later tweeted that the summit, if it does happen, will likely take place on June 12 in Singapore as originally planned.

In their first summit in April, Kim and Moon announced vague aspirations for a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and permanent peace, which Seoul has tried to sell as a meaningful breakthrough to set up the summit with Trump.

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