Kim Jong-un heads south
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:
- “Korea’s destiny may hinge on third inter-Korean summit”
- “Eyes of the world are watching Panmunjom”
- “Citizens express desire for peace by displaying Unification Flags”
- “Students across South Korea will watch the historic inter-Korean summit”
- “Global media flocks to cover inter-Korea summit”
- “Religious groups pray for summit's success”
- “North is ‘desperate’ to mend ties”
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.