The leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un and the US President Donald Trump have meet for the first time in a summit.
The summit took place at the Capella Hotel in Singapore.
The two former foes shared warm and friendly handshakes and smiles in their first ever face to face contact.
At the close of their in camera discussion an agreement to end the North Korean nuclear enrichment was reached.
North Korea will be expected to destroy its nuclear missile test sites.
In exchange the United States agreed to halt joint military drills with South Korea.
The agreement has been described as unprecedented and as a key step towards peace in the region.
US President Donald Trump said his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were “tremendous”
During the summit both leader discussed essentially on nuclear disarmament and agreed that the two countries would co-operate towards new relations.
The North Korean leader reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while expecting security guarantees from the USA.
North Korea also agreed to destroy a major missile engine testing site.
The US President said sanctions would remain in place for now and argued “we haven’t given up anything”.
Pundits say the agreement between the leaders had no timeline for denuclearization.
It however announces prospects of a change in strategy from both countries.