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North Korea and South Korea sign historic denuclearisation peace deal

The leaders of North Korea and South Korea signed a historic agreement that sought to work for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and bring an official end to the 6 decade old conflict.

“The two leaders declare before our people of 80 million and the entire world there will be no more war on the Korean peninsula and a new age of peace has begun,” said the two sides.

The agreement looked to pursue phased armed reductions, cease hostile acts,, transform their fortified border into a peace zone and seek multilateral talks with all other countries including the United States, reports Reuters.

North Korea saw an increasing barrage of interniitonal sanctions as it increased its missile testing regime over the previous year.