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SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he’ll visit South Korea in the near future. 

Kim made the announcement Wednesday at a summit in Pyongyang with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.  At the joint press conference, Moon said a summit with Kim could happen in Seoul sometime this year.  A Seoul summit with Kim Jong Un would be the first visit to the South by a North Korean leader since the peninsula split in half during the Korean War.  

Moon also said at the press conference that the North has agreed to permanently close a missile testing and launching site in the presence of international experts.  Moon said the leaders agreed that the Korean Peninsula should turn into a land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats.  

The two leaders also announced that they will jointly bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics.

 (Photo by Pyeongyang Press Corps/Getty Images)