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In pictures: Koreas push peace

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, left, and the North's Kim Jong-il on 4 October, 2007.

The leaders of South and North Korea have ended a historic three-day summit in Pyongyang by agreeing to seek a formal end to the 1950-1953 Korean War.

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, left, and the North's Kim Jong-il hold hands on 4 October, 2007.

The joint statement signed in the North Korean capital commits the two sides to seeking the help of the US and China in establishing peace on the divided peninsula.

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, left, and the North's Kim Jong-il on 4 October, 2007.

Afterwards, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, left, and the North's Kim Jong-il celebrated with a formal lunch and a toast for the cameras.

Mr Roh's signature on the guestbook at the West Sea flood gate in Nampo, North Korea

Mr Roh recorded his visit to the West Sea Flood Gate in Nampo, just outside the capital, by signing the guestbook.

President Roh meets workers at the Pyeongwha Motor factory in Nampo

The two sides have agreed to step up economic ties, such as this joint venture car factory in Nampo, North Korea, which Mr Roh visited.

Cartoon of President Roh and Kim Jong-il

The summit provided plenty of material for cartoonists in the South, who here depict the two leaders as football players...

South Koreans watch the two leaders on a television in Seoul

... while South Korea's opposition said the declaration was insufficient because it did not contain firm commitments to nuclear dismantlement on the peninsula.





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