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Reuters are reporting that Kim Jong-un’s message in the visitor’s book at Peace House was: “New history starts now; age of peace, from the starting point of history.”

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The Venue

The Peace House, has been spruced up in anticipation of the summit. Live TV coverage showed Moon and Kim pause for photographs in front a of a new mural of North Korea’s Mount Kumgang. The mountain is regarded as a symbol of conciliation and cooperation between the two Koreas, but a joint tourism project there was suspended in 2008 after a South Korean tourist was shot dead by a North Korean soldier.

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