한국정치/북한_DPRK2018. 4. 29. 19:24

Summit trivia






On a day this historic, everything gets noticed. Here are some of the more unusual aspects picked up by BBC Monitoring.

Jogging bodyguards

When Mr Kim headed back into North Korea for lunch following his first, brief talks with President Moon, 12 bodyguards flanked his Mercedes Benz, jogging alongside in formation.

Height

As Mr Kim smiled and greeted Mr Moon with a symbolic handshake, many wondered why the two leaders looked to be similar in height. Mr Kim's exact height is unknown but he is estimated to be 167 to 168cm tall. Mr Moon, on the other hand, is known to be 172cm, according to South Korean newspaper Herald Economy

Salute or nod?

While the North's top military officials saluted Moon Jae-in, their South Korean counterparts only exchanged a nod or a handshake with Mr Kim, South Korean news agency Yonhap notes. The omission of formal salutes was a reminder that the two countries are technically still at war

Mightier than the sword?

The fountain pen used by Kim Jong-un to sign a guestbook was used to sign the German unification treaty, Herald Economy reports. The pen given by Mr Kim's sister Kim Yo-jong is a Swiss brand Montblanc used by Helmut Kohl of West Germany and Lothar de Maizière of East Germany on 3 October 1990, the paper says


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