The 60th anniversary of the truce that ended the Korean War was observed over the weekend in the U.S. and on the Korean Peninsula.
In Pyongyang, overlooking a sea of spectators mobilized in Kim Il Sung Square to cheer and wave flags, leader Kim Jong Un saluted his troops from a review stand. He was flanked by senior military officials, the chests of their uniforms laden with medals.
In Washington, President Barack Obama observed the day with a speech at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall, saying the anniversary marks the end of the war and the beginning of a long and prosperous peace.
"Here today, we can say with confidence, that war was no tie, Korea was a victory," with 50 million South Koreans living in freedom and "a vibrant democracy" in stark contrast to dire conditions in the North, Obama said.
Here is a gallery of images of Korean War anniversary observances.
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