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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in walk on a bridge at the truce village of Panmunjom Friday. South Korea says Kim told Moon of the plan to shut the test site. Korea Summit Press Pool via/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embrace after signing the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on Friday. Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In South Korea, Summit With North Korea Is Greeted With Hope — And Skepticism

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom. Korea Summit Press Pool/AP hide caption

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Kim, Moon Pledge Denuclearization Of Peninsula And End To Korean War

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A woman walks past a news screen showing file footage of South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a railway station in Seoul this week. Kim will walk across the Demilitarized Zone on Friday for a historic summit with Moon. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What To Expect From Friday's Summit Between North And South Korea

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South Korea's parliament has shortened the maximum workweek amid the country's low birth and productivity rates. Workers are seen here at a factory in Ansan, South Korea, in 2015. Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters hide caption

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U.S. and South Korean soldiers of the combined 2nd Infantry Division train at Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea, in 2015. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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In Trump Meeting With South Korean Leader, A Chance To Reaffirm 'Ironclad' Ties

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Moon Jae-in, South Korea's president, (center) will meet with President Trump on Thursday and Friday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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What To Expect From The White House Summit With South Korea's Leader

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in watches a test-firing of an indigenously developed ballistic missile at the state-run Agency for Defense Development in Taean, South Korea. The Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via Reuters hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is shown on a TV at the Seoul Railway Station in South Korea on Sunday, when North Korea test-launched a "medium long-range" missile that landed in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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People watch a TV news program showing a file image of a previous missile launch conducted by North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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