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Date TimeJune 30, 2019
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DMZ: the worlds last Cold War frontier
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands at the Demilitarized Zone on Sunday, with the US leader becoming the first sitting president to enter the North when he stepped over the thin concrete line that divides the Korean peninsula. Trump's visit to the DMZ came just a day after he extended a Twitter invite to Kim to come and meet him at a place widely referred to as the world's last Cold War frontier. Here are some questions and answers about the Demilitarized Zone, which is based on the positions held at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, where South Korean forces backed by a US-led UN coalition fought to a standstill with North Korean and Chinese troops.




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