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S. Korea offers to DPRK holding high-level talks next week

English.news.cn   2014-08-11 13:07:22
 • South Korea offered Monday to DPRK to hold senior- level inter-Korean talks on Aug. 19 at Panmunjom.
 • Considering the preparation time, South Korea called for DPRK to suggest a convenient date if necessary.
 • Seoul offered to meet at Tongilgak, the administrative building on the DPRK side of Panmunjom.

 

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- South Korea offered Monday to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to hold the senior- level inter-Korean talks on Aug. 19 at the truce village of Panmunjom.

"The government sent a proposal under the name of Kim Kyou-hyun, chief delegate of South Korea to the North via the inter-Korean communications channel this morning, proposing to hold the second inter-Korean high-level meeting," Seoul's Unification Ministry said in a statement.

South Korea proposed to hold the meeting on Aug. 19, considering the preparation time, and called for the DPRK to suggest a convenient date if necessary.

Seoul offered to meet at Tongilgak, the administrative building on the DPRK side of Panmunjom.

The ministry said it delivered its stance to Pyongyang to discuss mutual interests, including the family reunions, at the high-level dialogue.

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