Saturday, August 29, 2009

DPRK confirms agreement with S Korea on family reunions

Kim Young-chol (R), general secretary of Red Cross of the Republic of Korea (ROK), shakes hands with Choi Song-ik, vice chairman of the central committee of the Red Cross of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), during their meeting in Mountain Gumgang area in the DPRK, on Aug. 26, 2009. South Korea and the DPRK began talks for the reunion of separated families in Mount Gumgang area on Wednesday, local media said. Delegates from Red-cross societies of the two side held a preliminary meeting from 5:40 pm, said the Yonhap News Agency. (Xinhua/Newsis) 2009-08-28 21:12:59

PYONGYANG, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) confirmed Friday that it has reached an agreement with South Korea to hold a new round of reunions for families separated by the Korean War.

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