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Two Koreas agree to hold family reunion as scheduled

English.news.cn   2014-02-14 16:33:31
SOUTH KOREA-PANMUNJOM-FAMILY REUNIONS
Head of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s high-level delegation Won Tong Yon (L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, on Feb. 14, 2014. South Korea and the DPRK agreed Friday to hold the family reunions from Feb. 20 to 25 as scheduled, South Korean chief delegate of the inter-Korean high-level talks told a press conference. (Xinhua)

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Friday to hold the family reunion as planned from Feb. 20 to 25, South Korean chief delegate to the inter-Korean high-level talks told a press conference.

Kim Kyou-hyun, head of the South Korean delegation, told reporters that the two Koreas will hold the reunion of separated families as scheduled, referring to the three-point agreement reached between Seoul and Pyongyang at the second round of high- level talks in the border truce village of Panmunjeom.

Delegations from both sides also agreed to stop slandering each other to enhance mutual understanding and trust, while continuing to consult with each other on mutual interests and making efforts to develop the inter-Korean relations.

Kim said that the two Koreas agreed to hold another high-level dialogue when both sides feel comfortable.

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SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) wrapped up talks between high- ranking officials after a three-hour meeting, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Friday.

Delegates from the two Koreas met around 10 a.m. local time at the border village of Panmunjeom to resume the senior-level talks, two days after the first round of such dialogue ended without any tangible agreement. Full story

S.Korea to send advance team to DPRK for family reunion

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- South Korea will send an advance team to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday to prepare for the agreed family reunion event scheduled to begin next week, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Friday.

Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Eui-do told a press briefing that a forward team composed of 15 officials will be dispatched to the scenic resort of Mount Kumgang on Saturday to exchange the final list of participants in the reunion and adjust detailed schedules. Full sotry

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