Newspaper article International New York Times

North and South Korea Agree to Working-Level Border Talks

Newspaper article International New York Times

North and South Korea Agree to Working-Level Border Talks

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Working-level officials will hold the talks next week in Panmunjom to prepare for senior-level dialogue in Seoul or Pyongyang.

North and South Korea agreed on Friday to hold border talks next week, following up on an earlier agreement for such dialogue to discuss easing tensions and improving ties on the divided Korean Peninsula.

The South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday that it had accepted a proposal from the North to hold the talks next Thursday on the northern side of Panmunjom, a village straddling the border. It said the talks would be led by working-level negotiators to prepare for a full-fledged dialogue that both countries had agreed in August to hold in Seoul or Pyongyang.

The two Koreas had agreed to resume senior-level government dialogue as part of the deal in August to end an armed standoff. …

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