|Written by:||Meshack Masibo|
But that has just changed. Kim Jong-un has recently met with the president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in , at the border between the two countries. In order to understand why this is so important, we need to look back over the last few decades at the history of this secretive country.
When was North Korea created?
North Korea was formally created on 9 September 1948, following the end of the Second World War, along with another country called South Korea. The political differences between the two rival states led to the outbreak of a horrific war in 1950, which lasted three years. Since then, North Korea and South Korea have been enemies.
Who’s in charge?