DPRK proposes family reunions Oct 19-24

15:40, September 17, 2010      

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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) proposed Friday holding reunions next month of families rent asunder by the 1950-53 Korean War, local media reported citing Seoul's unification ministry.

The suggestion to hold such events from Oct. 21-27 at the Mount Kumgang resort in the southeastern DPRK was made during the Red Cross talks between the two sides, whose morning session ended earlier in the day.

The South Korean side suggested holding the event from Oct. 19- 24 and regularizing the event for humanitarian reasons. The reunions, if resumed, will mark the first such event in a year.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张心意)

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