Apr 26, 2018 - World

Kim Jong-un heads south

A visitor, wearing all black, looks towards North Korea through binoculars at a South Korean observatory, with a white sky.
A visitor looks towards North Korea through binoculars at a South Korean observatory. Photo: Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images

Kim Jong-un will become the first North Korean leader to set foot in South Korea since the 1950s when he crosses the military demarcation line between the Koreas at 8:30pm ET tonight (9:30am Friday local).

What to watch: Parts of the third-ever inter-Korean summit, with South Korea's Moon Jae-in, will be broadcast live.

How it’s playing in South Korean media:

Set the scene: The conversations Moon and Trump will juggle with Kim aren't just about nukes.

Go deeper: Who Kim is bringing with him.

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