South Korea: inter-Korean talks opportunity to gauge intentionsUpdated: 2014-02-13 16:01:18 KST
Meanwhile as for the first round of inter-Korean contact
the South Korean government said earlier on this Thursday that yesterday's meeting was an opportunity to clearly explain its principles to the North, and to learn a little bit more about Pyongyang's intentions.
Presidential spokesperson Min Kyung-wook told reporters the South Korean delegation explained President Park's envisioned trust-building process with North Korea as well as her thoughts on inter-Korean relations.
Seoul also got to know how sensitive Pyongyang is when it comes to the South's military drills with the U.S. and South Korean media coverage denouncing the North.
However, the spokesperson said the agenda did not include resuming tours to the North's Mt. Kumgang resort or lifting South Korean sanctions in response to the North's torpedo attack on a South Korean warship in 2010.
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