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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed his willingness to continue to take measures towards his country's denuclearisation, including the permanent dismantlement of the Yongbyon nuclear facilities, where a 5 MWe plutonium-producing reactor is located.

"The world is going to see how this divided nation is going to bring about a new future on its own", Kim said to applause from those gathered.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was said to have climbed Mount Paektu in "smart shoes" previous year. There they took a vehicle to travel to the mountain.

Although it is now unknown where the mushrooms were grown or what the grade is, they are believed to be top grade from the mountain Chilbosan in North Hamgyong Province, considering the country's top leader sent them.

Unlike Moon this week in the North, Kim probably wouldn't deliver a speech in a stadium packed with thousands of South Koreans. Many South Koreans still harbor deep anger over the North's 1950 sneak attack that started a war that killed and injured millions.

Both leaders also vowed to work together to try to host the Summer Olympics in 2032. And during Trump's visit to South Korea in 2017, more than 15,000 officers provided security, using hundreds of police buses to create tight perimeters near Seoul's presidential palace to wall off anti-Trump protesters.

Stop military drills aimed at each other along the Military Demarcation Line, which divides the two countries, by November 1.

"Such measures should be taken in a balanced manner between North Korea and the United States", he said. The North Koreans have already stated what they are ready to offer, the ball is now in the other court.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said United States relations with North Korea are making "tremendous progress" from the days before his presidency when the two countries appeared close to "going to war".

He said he was also willing to close the country's main nuclear complex - but only if the United States took unspecified reciprocal action.

Moon arrived in South Korea later Thursday and was expected to brief the media.

"The statement clearly implies that inter-Korean summits and theatrical promises to dismantle the odd facility simply can't substitute for a negotiating process on the nuclear issue", said the Asia Society Policy Institute's Daniel Russel.

Shortly after the announcement, Trump called Wednesday's developments "very exciting" on Twitter.

In Pyongyang, Moon and Kim struck a set of agreements that included some North Korean disarmament steps that experts say won't satisfy United States demands.

None of this is to say North Korean denuclearization is an impossibility, or that we may not see advances more dramatic than the liaison office soon.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un hold a signing ceremony at the conclusion of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. Moon, who was the handmaiden of the Kim-Trump dialogue back in the spring, was under considerable pressure this week to extract concessions from Kim that could sustain the rapprochement between Washington and Pyongyang. North Korea has been demanding a declaration formally ending the Korean War, which was stopped in 1953 by a ceasefire, but neither leader mentioned it Wednesday as they read the joint statement.

Previously, Pyongyang has asked for "phased and synchronised measures" for denuclearisation, meaning the worldwide community would slowly relax or drop sanctions with each step in the denuclearisation process, rather than waiting until its completion.

In a report published in late August, the United Nations nuclear watchdog also said it has not seen any indication North Korea's nuclear activities have ceased despite its pledges.

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