N. Korea accepts S. Korea's proposal for family reunion talks
North Korea has just accepted South Korea's proposal for fresh talks on resuming reunions for families separated during the Korean War.
For more on the latest development, we have our unification ministry correspondent Hwang Sung-hee on the line.
Sung-hee, what's the latest?
North Korea has agreed to South Korea's offer to hold Red Cross talks this Friday to discuss the resumption of family reunions,
Through its state-run Korean Central News Agency, the North said the reunion for families separated during the Korean War in the 1950s could happen sometime around the Korean Thanksgiving holiday next month.
However, the North partially revised Seoul's proposal by suggesting to meet at the scenic Mount Geumgang resort in the North.
Seoul had earlier proposed to hold talks at the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom.
The statement read that by meeting at Mount Geumgang, the two sides can efficiently check the venue for the planned reunion while holding working-level talks.
The North also proposed to hold a separate meeting on Thursday on the issue of reopening the Mount Geumgang resort to South Korean tourists.
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