How cartoonists around the world reacted to the North and South Korea summit

Greg Evans
Saturday 28 April 2018 12:15
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The summit between the North and South Korean leaders on Friday is likely to go down as one of the most significant moments in 21st century history.

Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in both agreed to establish a "peace zone" on the border between the two nations, which currently serves as a demilitarised zone.

This agreement between the two nations would formally bring an end to the Korean War which began in 1950.

An official declaration stated:

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.

The declaration also included promises to reduce military action, cease 'hostile acts', denuclearisation and seek talks with nations such as the United States.

Considering that for most of 2017 North Korea and Kim tested missiles and nuclear weapons and seemed more unpredictable than ever, this is a considerable u-turn.

Given the magnitude of this event and what it could mean for the future of global politics, in such a volatile age, it's worth seeing how the political cartoonists of the world have reacted.

Here are some of the best.

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