Hero's welcome for Moon Jae-in carries Pyongyang's hope of nuclear breakthrough

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wave during a car parade in Pyongyang on Sept 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS/PYEONGYANG PRESS CORPS
North Koreans line up during a car parade to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Sept 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS/PYEONGYANG PRESS CORPS
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SEOUL - Bear hugs, bromance and boisterous cheers marked the third inter-Korean summit, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived at Pyongyang's main airport on Tuesday (Sept 18) to welcome South Korean President Moon Jae-in to his country.

Tens or perhaps hundreds of thousands of people turned up at the airport and lined the streets, dressed in their finest outfits and holding bouquets of flowers as they chanted for "peace, unification, prosperity".

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