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DPRK Accedes to South On Family Reunions

Posted: August 19th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: North Korea, Revolute | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on DPRK Accedes to South On Family Reunions

North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-unThe DPRK – North Korea – has agreed to South Korea’s proposal for a resumption of reunions for families who’ve been separated since the 1950-53 Korean war, is the DPRK getting soft under it’s new, youthfilled ruler?

The usually stoic North has agreed to hold the event during the traditional Chuseok – 추석 harvest – holiday that falls in mid September, as suggested by the South.

Pyongyang’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea made the announcement this morning in a statement by state media. The communist bastion also proposed another round of indirect family reunions via video conference in early – October 4 is the anniversary of the 2007 inter-Korean summit – the Committee said in a statement via the North’s official Korean Central News Agency :: Read the full article »»»»